The Climate Group’s Access to Rural Energy in India programme, Bijli – Clean Energy for All, which is principally funded by the Dutch Postcode Lottery, aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance the lives of rural inhabitants in India by deploying renewable energy technologies and improving infrastructure quality.
Clean energy, particularly solar and wind, could revitalize India’s failing energy system. 40% of India is still not connected to the grid – a number we could eventually connect via renewable sources. The Climate Group foresees this program as a demonstration opportunity to outline the potential of renewable energy-powered, off-grid electricity access in rural India.
The program aims to identify sustainable off-grid electrification models, in addition to addressing the challenges of scalability in the off-grid electrification context, and ultimately stimulate India’s Clean Revolution. The Climate Group… Read More
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