Expect the market to witness all-round growth
Delhi-based battery manufacturer Anshul Gupta, Director, Okaya Power says he is committed to launching products for the mass market. He feels that the ability to manufacture at full capacity, availability of low-interest loans and restrictions on cheap imports will provide a boost to the storage segment in India.
Rural Electrification in Chattisgarh
The tiny state of Chattisgarh, rich in minerals, has more than 43 per cent of as forest area, where safety concerns prevent grid electrification.
The micro intervention
Globally, 1.2 billion people-including 550 million in Africa, lack energy access (International Energy Agency, 2012), and depend on kerosene for their lighting requirements. However, kerosene not only provides poor illumination, but is also highly toxic, hazardous, and environmentally unfriendly.