The study, undertaken in collaboration BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and supported by Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, presents a framework to assess the costs and benefits to distribution companies (Discoms) from increasing rooftop solar (RTS) installations.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued operational guidelines for the implementation of the second phase of its grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) program. Overall, 22 GW of rooftop solar PV projects is to be set up under the second phase of this program.

This paper seeks to assist policy-makers and researchers in India who are working to promote the uptake of off-grid, solar-powered pumps for groundwater irrigation. It begins by setting out key WEF linkages of importance for off-grid solar pumps.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Steps to Boost Off Grid Renewable Power Generation, 16/07/2019.

This report analyses the risk perceptions of debt financiers towards solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind projects from 2014 to 2018. It also examines recent developments impacting the pace of capacity addition in India.

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.

Approximately 1.2 billion people will need to gain access to electricity to achieve universal access by 2030. The only way to achieve this is through a combination of the main grid extension, mini grids, and off-grid solar. This report shows that about half a billion people can be cost-effectively provided with electricity through mini grids.

Next generation utility BBOXX has secured an $8 million loan from the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (FEI OGEF).

Electricity access enhances access to quality essential health care services while making health systems more resilient.

Off-grid rural electrification options using crop and woody residues in Côte d’Ivoire show that if all crop and forest residues estimated as available could be used, an estimated 2 million people could be supplied with electricity using two types of technology: combustion and gasification.

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