Tag Archives: Rural Electrification

Smart Villages News 146 – Fake News, Good News, No News

Sunday September 3rd, 2017 - Smart Villages

    Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, We see a mixture of news again this week: despite the growing attacks on the media worldwide, there is still some healthy debate going on.There is the continuing debate… […]

Smart Villages News 145 – Frustrating Times

Friday August 25th, 2017 - Smart Villages

    Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, Looking at this week’s off-grid news, it really seems a case of one step forward, one step back in improving off-grid energy access. There are several positive reports on… […]

Smart Villages News 144 – Mixed Fortunes In Indian Sub-Continent and Fossil Fuel …

Sunday August 20th, 2017 - Smart Villages

    Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, On the anniversary of Partition, mixed fortunes are apparent in the renewables sector for India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. In India, while the debate over the role of fossil fuels… […]

Smart Villages News 141 – Who would have thought?

Sunday July 16th, 2017 - Kristina Cvitko

    View this email in a browser Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, We’re sharing a few stories this week that might challenge in your preconceptions–in a nice way. Firstly, it is heartening to see the… […]

How will India install 10,000 micro-grids over the next five years?

Tuesday July 4th, 2017 - Smart Villages

Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, President & MD, Customized Energy Solutions India (CES) and Executive Director, India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) Harsh Thacker, Project Manager for MICRO, the Microgrid Initiative for Campus and Rural Opportunities, Customized Energy Solutions India (CES) Location: Pune, Maharashtra, India “Learning should not be proprietary; we have to learn from each other’s mistakes”… […]

Smart Villages News 134 – No shortage of reports…..

Saturday May 27th, 2017 - Kristina Cvitko

    Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, We are certainly not short of reports in this sector – GOGLA, REN, SE4ALL, World Bank, BNEF, IRENA have published insightful and useful reports. Another dropped across my desk… […]

Smart Villages News 130 – Front Line Heroes Deserve More Recognition

Sunday April 23rd, 2017 - Kristina Cvitko

    Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, Already, unfortunately, the SEforALL Forum seems a fleeting memory. I do not envy Rachel Kyte and her team the job of keeping the momentum going in the face of… […]

Smart Villages News 124 – Calling All Photographers And Entrepreneurs

Sunday March 12th, 2017 - Kristina Cvitko

    View this email in a browser Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, There have been two refrains we’ve heard during our near 3-year journey to the front-lines of off-grid energy provision. Help us grow our… […]

Smart Villages News 123 – Could A Nudge Be Better Than A Bribe?

- Kristina Cvitko

    Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, Whilst we all must continue to focus on efforts to provide energy to the 1.4 billion without access, downstream issues are growing in complexity, and we will try to… […]

Smart Villages News 120 – It doesn’t take a rocket scientist

Sunday February 12th, 2017 - Smart Villages

    Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, For a sector that is supposed to be under pressure, I’ve been pleasantly surprised this week by the strength of the language in many of the articles. From the… […]