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  • For Dharnai Youth, Solar Fires Up Passion, Local Pride

    Blogpost by Somdatta Sengupta - July 21, 2014 at 12:11

    Growing up in an era of darkness, Santan dared not believe that things could change for the better, until one day it finally did!

    By Somdatta Sengupta

    Dharnai, Bihar — Santan Kumar, 19, is shy, likes to keep to himself and a young man of few words. ... Read more >

  • The Power of One

    Blogpost by Somdatta Sengupta - July 21, 2014 at 12:03

    It is not easy to believe that change is possible or change is good without conviction and a vision for the future

    By Somdatta Sengupta

    Bishunpur Tolla, Dharnai, Bihar — During the day, he is busy managing his business. At night he is busy ensuring ... Read more >

  • From Womb to Tomb: Can Microgrid Alter the Fate of Women in Rural India?

    Blogpost by Neha Khator - July 21, 2014 at 11:58

    Women in Dharnai, like Soni Devi, struggle every day to fulfill basic necessities of food, water and fuel, often risking their health and safety

    By Neha Khator

    Dharnai, Bihar — Till back in November last year, meeting 25-year-old Soni Devi was anyth... Read more >

  • Power from the Sun: A new life for Dharnai, India

    Blogpost by Neha Khator and Ruhie Kumar - July 20, 2014 at 14:57

    Woman in Dharnai Village in India. 06/24/2014 © Vivek M / Greenpeace

    In this world where we seem surrounded by news of gloom and doom, we don't often hear stories of positive change.

    But here is one: a story of a village that has unshackled itself from darkness, after 30 years of having its energy needs neglecte... Read more >

  • The Blame Game Over The Power Crisis

    Blogpost by Nandikesh Sivalingam - July 19, 2014 at 11:46

    19 July 2014

    Peaceful Forest Protest in India © Udit kulshrestha / Greenpeace

     

    It's that time of the year again- when the buck gets passed! Every summer when the power crisis hits hard, the whole rigmarole begins with the power companies blaming coal mining companies for fuel scarcity, mining companies blaming slow env... Read more >

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