Posted on Sep 09, 2016 | Posted by speditor |
Tags: solar power, Mera Gao Power, micro-grid |
Mera Gao Power lights up 20,000 households across 1,500 Uttar Pradesh villages
In India's vast hinterland, life still rises and sets with the Sun. If solar power can be made to do what grid power has not been able to, the advantages are obvious and many — children can study well, women can organise their work better, people need not choke on kerosene fumes. There are, other less realised but critical advantages too — people can see, and avoid, scorpions and snakes or a small refrigerator can store life-saving drugs, especially antidotes for snake-bites. After all, snake bites claim a staggering 50,000 lives every year, mainly in India's hinterland.
The solar power revolution is shining bright in India thanks to the vigorous push it has received from the Central and State governments, and the enthusiastic response of private sector.............Read more
Source: Business Line