The Success Story of Solar Lighting in Rural Landscapes

By Shashank Donthi, CEO of Hynetic Electronics Solar lighting in rural landscapes have gained popularity and extensive deployment in India due to their eco-friendly nature and cost-effectiveness. These lights harness solar energy during the day using photovoltaic panels and store it in batteries for illumination during the night. India’s rural communities form the foundation of […]

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Apraava Energy Completes Solar Electrification Project In 14 Madhya Pradesh Villages

Apraava Energy, a diversified provider of low-carbon energy in India, has completed a solar electrification project it had undertaken in 2020 to meet the energy needs of over 3687 households around its Satpura Transco Private Ltd (STPL) transmission project in Madhya Pradesh. Apraava Energy implemented the project in partnership with SELCO Foundation in 14 villages […]

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Tender for 20,000 Solar Streetlights Issued by REIL

REIL has issued a tender for the setting up of off-grid solar led streetlights for special states. The Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (REIL) has issued a tender for the setting up of stand-alone off-grid solar led streetlights for special states in India. The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the supply […]

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Village of New Maryland Installs Clear Blue Technologies’ Solar Powered Streetlights

The initiative by the village of New Maryland falls under the green energy project ‘A Canada 150 Project’ followed by Clear Blue Technologies. Toronto based off-grid solar company, Clear Blue Technologies has confirmed the installation of its 13 illumient solar-powered street lights in the village of New Maryland of New Brunswick. Clear Blue Technologies lights […]

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Solar Streetlights Will Soon be Installed at Chennai Metro Rail Staff Quarters

According to officials of Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), a total 35 such lights would be installed with a lithium-ion battery backup in six months after the contractor is chosen. In order to maximize the use of renewable energy, Chennai Metro Rail will install 50MW solar streetlights at its staff quarters in Koyambedu. CMRL has […]

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Solar Power to Illuminate Streets in 30 Villages in Agra

Under Deen Dayal Upadhyay Solar Light (DDUSL) Scheme, 255 streetlights will be installed in the first phase. In a significant development, Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) have started work to light up 30 gram panchayats with solar streetlights. Under Deen Dayal Upadhyay Solar Light (DDUSL) Scheme, 255 streetlights will be installed […]

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INTRODUCTION: Solar street lighting is a wireless solution with the potential to be the global technology of choice for all the outdoor lighting requirements. One of the key requirements in these streetlights is the need for autonomy or light functionality on cloudy days. The most prevalent solution which also comes with inherent limitations is based […]

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