Solar power improving primary healthcare in rural Chhattisgarh – CEEW

The study finds that solar powered PHCs could significantly improve in-patient services, out-patient services, emergency care, delivery services, and laboratory services in rural India Solar powered primary healthcare centres (PHCs) in Chhattisgarh admitted over 50% more patients and conducted almost twice the number of child deliveries in a month compared to power-deficit PHCs without a […]

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GST to increase solar tariffs, boost domestic manufacturing and jobs: CEEW

Key contributors to the increase in solar tariffs, as a result of GST, would include increase in operations and maintenance cost, panel costs, and financing costs. According to a study released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW),India’s emerging solar sector could see tariffs rise by nearly 10% if current tax exemptions were […]

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Indian Council of Medical Research with CEEW launches ‘Solar for Healthcare’ Initiative

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has signed a MoU with the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) to launch ‘Solar for Healthcare’ Initiative.  The synergy between health and energy are the two specific goals of this initiative, and the efforts within this collaboration advances on both fronts. ICMR and CEEW will focus […]

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