The poor may be connected to the main electricity or water network. However, in areas where they do not have access to the main network, they are usually served by alternative service providers. Alternative service providers are an often unconsidered element of private sector provision of energy and water services.

This paper provides an overview of some of the issues surrounding the use of renewable energy technologies (RETs) to increase access to modern energy services in rural areas.

Preeti Parashar

Chandigarh: Haryana has initiated the process of registration of developers of small-scale solar photo voltaic (SPV) rooftop power plants to be included under the national solar mission (NSM).

AGARTALA, March 28: The Tripura government has planned to make solar energy tapping provision mandatory in Building Rules for reducing dependency on conventional sources.

Agartala: The Tripura government has planned to make

Ananth Krishnan

BEIJING: China spent almost twice as much as the United States on clean energy investments last year, and is now set to take the lead as the world's premier green energy power, according to a report released on Thursday.

Govt Feels NTPC Should Focus On Other Avenues Such As Wind & Solar Energy

New Delhi: In the first ever investment of its kind by World Bank

New Delhi: In line with its commitment to minimize greenhouse gases, discom NDPL has prepared an ambitious plan to tap renewable sources of energy. Apart from its several solar projects that already exist, the discom is working on various other plans with an aim to generate up to 1500kW power from solar energy before the Commonwealth Games.

R. Sairam

Harnessing solar energy may address the energy problems in rural areas.

MADURAI: Solar power generation units no longer remain in the sole domain of industries as a new scheme of the Central Government offers generous incentives to promote its domestic use.