More than 50 percent more patients were admitted and almost twice the number of babies were delivered in a month in solar-powered primary health centres (PHCs) in Chhattisgarh, compared to those without a solar system
More than 300,000 job positions can be created in India’s renewable energy sector by 2022, mainly in the rooftop solar field, according to a joint report by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).
India’s leadership in creation of International Solar Alliance (ISA) is commendable, and now the country is considering renewable energy applications beyond electricity, said Jamshyd Godrej, Chairperson, Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation.
Argentina, Burkina-Faso, Chad, France, India, Ivory Coast, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sénégal, Uganda and Yemen have jointly supported commissioning of a study to define and structure a Common Risk Mitigation Mechanism (CRMM) for solar power generation projects in solar rich countries today .
The energy storage market for off-grid renewable energy in India would be worth Rs 16,500 crore by 2022, according to a report released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) during the Solar India Expo 2017.