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Going Solar - A Great Investment Plan

Blog entry by Pujarini Sen | June 19, 2017

India is emerging as a world leader in solar. As the third largest solar market globally 1 , a market that is growing by 90%, making the potential of solar in our country quite tremendous. Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the...

10 Things to Do during Earth Hour

Blog entry by Raina De | March 28, 2015

Earth Hour is on March 28 from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm. Wondering what to do when you're switching off your lights? Here are some alternatives to switch on the fun!   1. Take some time with your love, have a candle light dinner. 2...

Mahan’s chota sipahi

Blog entry by Aafreen Ali | June 9, 2014

He caught my attention when he introduced himself as "main yahain ka sabse chota sipahi hu" and in my short stay I saw that this wasn't just an empty statement but he lived up to it. When kids his age were running around playing...

Roll-back tariff hikes and fulfill poll promise on solar energy, Greenpeace tells...

Press release | February 4, 2014 at 13:44

February 4, New Delhi: With the Delhi government facing existential threat over the power crisis in the state, Greenpeace India on Monday wrote a letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urging him to ask the DERC to roll-back tariff hike...

Delhi bike-a-thon, switching-on the Sun

Video | June 7, 2013 at 19:53

Depending on other States for electricity is not going to end Delhi's power crisis. Greenpeace has been campaigning in Delhi, asking the Chief Minister, Sheila Dixit to implement a policy that allows people in Delhi to use renewable energy to...

What will Delhi do when the lights go out this summer?

Page | April 22, 2013 at 13:49

In another month, harsh summer will descend on Delhi. With it will come long hours of power cuts. Heat and power cuts are Delhi’s nemesis. How will Delhi solve its electricity issues?

Australia's Great Barrier Reef threatened by coal mining

Blog entry by Arpana Udupa | April 20, 2013

Image: Darren Jew/Greenpeace I joined the Rainbow Warrior III in Townsville, a city in the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. After catching up with my Australian counterparts on the campaign and tour, I found myself in a...

Tickets to film screening - Coal Curse

Page | April 9, 2013 at 13:08

Coal Curse, film by Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, supported by Greenpeace, takes you on a journey to the land of dirty coal and the trails and tribulations of the people working in the coal mines.

Greenpeace launches the new version of Energy [R]evolution for India

Press release | November 16, 2012 at 16:47

16th November 2012, New Delhi – Greenpeace today launched the second version of the Indian Energy [R]evolution1 - a roadmap to secure India’s growing energy needs without having to depend on the depleting and polluting fossil fuels.

Farmers will look to the skies, not for clouds anymore but for the sun

Blog entry by Manish Ram | October 17, 2012

The phone at the Greenpeace office in Patna rang non-stop for a week. More than five hundred farmers from all over the state of Bihar were calling to know more about solar based irrigation system. This phone-call-frenzy was caused...

Study of Impact of the Presidential Directive to Coal India

Publication | October 4, 2012 at 14:09

Greenpeace commissioned Equitorials, a financial research firm, to do an independent analysis of the financial impact of signing Fuel Supply Agreements(FSA) on Coal India Limited. This analysis has been done in the context of the Presidential...

Decentralised renewable energy-Bihar in focus

Page | July 19, 2012 at 13:00

Bihar, with a large portion of its population still having no access to electricity and having one of the largest energy deficits in the country, is an ideal state to showcase a decentralized energy development paradigm.

Energy Revolution Bihar- The Renewable Energy Way

Image | May 17, 2012 at 18:11

(L-R) Greenpeace India Campaign DIrector Divya Raghunandan, Shri Giriraj Singh, Minister of Fisheries, Bihar, Shri Brijendra Prasad Yadav, Minister of Energy of Bihar, Samit Aich, Executive Director, Greenpeace India, and Dr Shaibal Gupta,...

Energy Revolution Bihar- The Renewable Energy Way

Image | May 17, 2012 at 18:11

(L-R) Greenpeace India Campaign DIrector Divya Raghunandan, Shri Giriraj Singh, Minister of Fisheries, Bihar, Shri Brijendra Prasad Yadav, Minister of Energy of Bihar, Samit Aich, Executive Director, Greenpeace India, and Dr Shaibal Gupta,...

Energy Revolution Bihar- The Renewable Energy Way

Image | May 17, 2012 at 18:11

(L-R) Greenpeace India Campaign DIrector Divya Raghunandan, Shri Giriraj Singh, Minister of Fisheries, Bihar, Shri Brijendra Prasad Yadav, Minister of Energy of Bihar, Samit Aich, Executive Director, Greenpeace India, and Dr Shaibal Gupta,...

Greenpeace unveils Smart Energy Access Report

Press release | May 15, 2012 at 17:28

Patna, May 15, 2012: Shri Brijendra Prasad Yadav, Hon’ble minister of Energy of Bihar released the Greenpeace report- Smart Energy Access today at the business conclave “Energy Revolution Bihar- The Renewable Energy Way” organised by Greenpeace...

Decentralised Renewable Energy Empowering Bihar

Page | April 20, 2012 at 2:00

Introduction: For equitable development of a nation, it is essential that access to and availability of energy sources is guaranteed to all. As of now in India, there is considerable inequity in energy distribution between rural and urban...

Abhay Deol supports forests in Singrauli

Press release | January 11, 2012 at 16:42

New Delhi/Singrauli, 11 January, 2012: Actor Abhay Deol became a Greenpeace activist today as he joined the campaign against forest destruction for coal production. He flew in a hot air balloon over the rich forests in Mahan in the Singrauli...

Why should you be talking to the planning commission on Facebook?

Blog entry by Arpana Udupa | September 9, 2011

The Planning Commission is supposedly listening! The Planning Commission and their partner India@75’s Facebook pages are open to receiving your suggestions on what the 12th Five Year Plan should look like. This is the Planning...

RGGVY social audit journey in images

Image gallery | May 27, 2011

RGGVY social audit journey in images

Image gallery | May 27, 2011

RGGVY social audit journey in images

Image gallery | May 27, 2011

बच्चों ने नहीं देखा उजाला

Blog entry by Akshay Gupta | May 20, 2011

भारत सरकार ने सन 2005 में राजीव गॉंधी ग्रामीण विद्युतीय योजना (RGGVY) शुरुआत की थी, जिसमें आजमगढ़ ज़िले के 22 विकासखंडों में गुणवत्तापूर्ण विद्युत् आपूर्ति देने का लक्ष्य रखा गया था. सरकारी  रिपोर्ट को देखा जाय तो इन ब्‍लॉकों में 93.3...

राजीव गांधी ग्रामीण विद्युतीकरण योजना सामाजिक सर्वेक्षण रिपोर्ट, आज़मगढ़ उत्तर प्रदेश

Publication | May 10, 2011 at 13:30

ऊर्जा मंत्रालय इस योजना को क्रियान्वित करने वाली नोडल एजंसी बनाई गयी ताकि राष्ट्रीय सामान्य न्यूनतम कार्यक्रम “नेशनल कामन मिनिमम प्रोग्राम (एनसीएमपी) के तहत सन 2010 तक सभी घरों में बिजली पहुंचाने के लक्ष्य को अनिवार्य रूप से हासिल किया जा सके।

Social survey finds BPL families largely deprived of energy in Azamgarh: Greenpeace

Press release | May 10, 2011 at 12:30

Azamgarh district, 10th May 2011: The poor have been deprived of the much needed electricity and further marginalised under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) in Azamgarh district says the Greenpeace social audit report.

सामाजिक परिक्षण के अनुसार आज़मगढ़ में ज्या,दातर बीपीएल परिवार बिजली से वंचित: ग्रीनपीस

Press release | May 10, 2011 at 12:30

शाहपुर गाँव, आज़मगढ़ ज़िला, 10 मई 2011: ग्रीनपीस के सामाजिक परिक्षण के मुताबिक आज़मगढ़ ज़िले में गरीब लोग बिजली जैसी अति आवश्यवक सुविधा से वंचित हैं। राजीव गांधी ग्रामीण विद्युतीकरण योजना (आरजीजीवीवाई) के तहत जो सुविधा उन्हें मिलनी चाहिए थी वो नहीं...

RGGVY angers and disappoints Madhubani; people demand access to reliable and quick...

Press release | May 6, 2011 at 14:20

Kapasia village, Madhubani district, 5th May 2011: To voice their concerns on the lack of electricity and disappointment at again being refused the opportunity to develop, more than 400 people participated at the public hearing on Rajiv Gandhi...

Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana Social Survey Report, Madubani, Bihar

Publication | May 5, 2011 at 14:14

The Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) is a flagship programme of the government of India which began in April 2005 and aimed to accelerate the pace of rural electrification programme in the country. The Ministry of Power is the...

आरजीजीवीवाई से मधुबनी निराश; सुनिश्चित और गुणवत्ताइपूर्ण ऊर्जा उपलब्ध3 कराने से योजना...

Press release | May 5, 2011 at 14:03

कपसिया गांव, मधुबनी, 5 मई 2011: राजीव गाँधी ग्रामीण विद्युतीकरण योजना (आरजीजीवीवाई) मधुबनी के लोगों की बिजली जैसी महत्वनपूर्ण आवश्य कता को पूरा करने में नाकाम रही है। इसके साथ ही मधुबनी के गांवों की किसी भी तरह के विकास की उम्मीईदें एक बार फिर...

आरजीजीवाई सामजिक सर्वेक्षण रीपोर्ट सारण ज़िला बिहार

Publication | May 4, 2011 at 12:00

राजीव गांधी ग्रामीण विद्युतीकरण योजना (आरजीजीवीवाई) भारत सरकार द्वारा अप्रैल 2005 में चालू की गयी थी। इस योजना का उद्देश्य देश में ग्रामीण विद्युतीकरण अभियान को गति प्रदान करना है। ऊर्जा मंत्रालय इस योजना को क्रियान्वित करने वाली नोडल एजंसी...

A ray of hope in gloomy villages

Blog entry by Arpana Udupa | April 22, 2011

The story of the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojna (RGGVY) survey encompassing 6 villages in Madhubani, is similar to that of other villages, with some variations here and there. No one had a clue about the RGGVY scheme. No one...

ग्रीनपीस द्वारा बिहार सरकार को आरजीजीवीवाई स्कीम के “सोशल आडिट” में भाग लेने के लिए...

Press release | March 28, 2011 at 12:54

पटना, 24 मार्च 2011: ग्रीनपीस ने प्रमुख सामाजिक संगठनों के साथ मिलकर आज बिहार सरकार और उसके नीति-निर्माताओं को आमंत्रित करते हुए कहा कि वे बिहार में राजीव गांधी ग्रामीण विद्युतीकरण योजना (आरजीजीवीवाई) पर उनकी तरफ से किये जा रहे पहले सामाजिक...

Enlightening Bihar

Blog entry by Shashwat Raj | January 3, 2011

W ith the Nalanda University revival becoming a reality, Bihar is trying to regain its status as an education hub in the international arena. The elite centre of learning which was operational 800 years back, was built in fifth century...

Will the climate leader rise?

Blog entry by Abhishek Pratap | December 8, 2010

Two years ago the Climate Group and Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) published SMART 2020. It was a revolutionary report which spoke about the IT sector’s potential to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions to 15% of...

ग्रीनपीस ने नीतीश कुमार से किया आग्रह: अक्षय ऊर्जा पर किये गये वादे को निभाएं

Press release | November 30, 2010 at 18:04

पटना, 30 नवंबर, 2010: बिहार के मुख्यमंत्री के रूप में दूसरी बार कमान संभाल रहे नीतीश कुमार को ग्रीनपीस ने आज याद दिलाया कि उनके द्वारा जनता दल यूनाइटेड के चुनावी घोषणा पत्र में अक्षय ऊर्जा पर किये गए वादे को निभाने का समय आ गया है।

Greenpeace reminds Nitish Kumar of his promise on renewable energy

Press release | November 30, 2010 at 17:58

Patna, 30 November 2010: Greenpeace today reminded Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of his promise, as mentioned in the manifestos of both ruling parties JD(U) and BJP, to make a new policy on renewable energy (RE) in order to ensure...

Renewable way forward for Bihar

Blog entry by Grace Boyle | October 29, 2010

Everyone in Bihar knows the electricity problems of the state.  It’s got a massive, yawning deficit, but not the coal reserves to plug it.  Yet, somehow, the issue of energy is often overlooked in the shadows of other developmental...

Araria pledges support to renewable energy

Blog entry by Shiva Sharma | October 12, 2010

Araria was the next stop for the Greenpeace yatris. Tired from the long and bumpy bus journey we decided to take a small break at Purnia before we reached Araria. The sort of welcome that was given to us at Purnia showed the kindness...

Bihar in Focus

Page | September 23, 2010 at 13:18

Bihar, with a large portion of its population still having no access to electricity and having one of the largest energy deficits in the country, is an ideal state to showcase a decentralized energy development paradigm.

Energy Revolution

Hub | September 23, 2010 at 12:54

In India, because our energy infrastructure is not fully developed as yet, we have the opportunity to make the right choices today. We can choose between abundantly available renewable and sustainable energy that is the way the world is going to...

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