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  • Gunjan Devi: “This light has been our liberation!”

    Blogpost by Somdatta Sengupta - July 18, 2014 at 17:44

    Women can move around without fear and socialise after dark since the solar-powered microgrid has started operation in the village

    Dharnai, Bihar — It was a moment to remember. The local panchayat bhavan was buzzing with villagers. They had gathered ... Read more >

  • Lights! Dharnai! Action!

    Blogpost by Somdatta Sengupta - July 18, 2014 at 17:11

    After sunset, the stage is set for all Dharnai folks to come together for a chat, friendly banter or neighbourly meet-up

    Dharnai, Bihar — Times are changing. No longer do women in Dharnai rush to get dinner ready before dark. No longer do men wrap up... Read more >

  • Quality Defines Success in Dharnai

    Blogpost by Anand Prabu Pathanjali - July 16, 2014 at 17:02

    The success of a microgrid largely depends on the quality of components used right from the generation, transmission and storage.

    For example, in the microgird installed at Dharnai, we have used a grade A solar panel with the highest efficiency, whic... Read more >

  • On World Environment Day, Let’s Start Close To Home

    Blogpost by Sridevi Padmanabhan - June 5, 2014 at 10:14

    05 June 2014

    Resident of Amelia Village in India © Udit kulshrestha / Greenpeace


    Not far away from the dusty town of Waidhan, the forests of Mahan envelope you in a cloak of ease with the buzz of insects, a gentle breeze and the play of light and shadow. Joy becomes simple. It's in the spotting of a brilliantly-hued bird... Read more >

  • The Rallying Cry for Revolution in Mahan

    Blogpost by Sridevi Padmanabhan - June 3, 2014 at 15:10

    03 June 2014

    At a meeting in Mahan


    It is late evening in Uttar tolah (neighbourhood) in Amelia village. The sun begins its descent over the green hills and the lights of the closed Essar plant twinkle faintly in the distance. There is a tangible buzz in the air as mats, dhurr... Read more >

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