Decentralized Renewable Energy

India has spent substantially on renewables, especially in large utility-scale projects and programs: It spent Rs 15,500 crores to subsidize renewable energy (RE) in 2017. The spending has enabled the RE sector to achieve better financial gains over conventional energy. Decentralized renewable energy (DRE) and off-grid development, however, has beenContinue Reading


India’s textile and garment industry are one of the world’s largest, contributing to 3.7 percent of the global market. The use of decentralized renewable energy can modernize and accelerate this growth while improving livelihoods for millions. Shifting from manual machine to a solar powered loom could double production output andContinue Reading

According to a report based on a survey by CLEAN, a Delhi-based non-government organisation (NGO), the early stage start-ups operating in the Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) space are facing a challenge in participation in tenders floated under the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) Scheme. With the overall goalContinue Reading