Question raised in Lok Sabha on Renewable Energy Capacity in Rural Areas, 11/07/2019. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is implementing various schemes / programmes, throughout the country including rural areas, for the development and augmentation of renewable energy capacity.

Improving electricity access in low-income countries is a challenging problem because of the high costs of grid extension and low demand for grid electricity in rural areas.

Upgrading the supply chains and price rebates were found to double purchases of cleaner cooking stoves according to the study

The appeal was sent on behalf of Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN), which is an all-India representative organisation with a mandate to improve rural livelihoods and promote economic growth and j

This paper investigates the role of ‘social spillovers’ – people learning from and imitating the behaviour of other people – in the adoption of new technologies, with a focus on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in India.

Despite extremely high exposure to indoor air pollution from biomass burning, 63 per cent of rural households continue to use firewood, dung cakes and agricultural residue as the primary fuel for cooking finds this new report released by CEEW.

Ninety-two per cent of the electricity-deprived population of India lives in rural areas. Farm power availability is a third of that of China. More than four million rural micro-enterprises in India mention lack of reliable electricity as a major bottleneck to their business.

AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh would be the first 100% LED state in the country by January 2019, said minister for panchayat raj, rural development and information technology, Nara Lokesh.

New policy hopes to expand their reach and spread

The majority of rural Indian households remain dependent on unreliable, inefficient and harmful household energy technologies. Rural households make their energy decisions with respect to the Water-Energy-Food security (WEF) Nexus jointly, however, previous research initiatives have analyzed household energy access problem in isolation.

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