Tag Archives: Bihar

More reforms needed to tackle Tamil Nadu power crisis

Since J Jayalalithaa came to power in Tamil Nadu a year-and-a-half ago, she has sought to manage the grave power crisis in the state by increasing tariffs, launching new projects, unveiling an ambitious solar policy and approving the bailout of the state … Continue reading

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The hard reality of off-grid solar in Bihar, a quiet revolution in off-grid taking place, if only we can fix the cost vs quality issues

Daily wager Bijendra Sao is fussing about at Exhibition Road in Patna to shop for his daughter’s dowry. The doting father wants the best that he can afford—a solar panel that can power two compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and a … Continue reading

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Greenpeace report on the role of micro grids in promoting the renewable energy revolution needed in Bihar

Something’s brewing in Bihar. After decades of being India’s most notoriously ‘backward’ state, the Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has tempered corruption, built roads and spurred development. Given the impressive achievements of his previous term, it’s no surprise he rode to … Continue reading

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Status update of solar policies and allocations across India

  Last summer, Ritesh Pothan blogged about India’s Central Government Policy as well as certain key state policies for solar power in Part 2 of his Indian Solar Saga series. In this latest piece, he updates us on the state … Continue reading

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