Clean Technology & Sustainability Solutions

Aug 02, 2017


Smart Village to open new chapter

..." Developing micro-enterprises will be one of the major areas of work for us.. Our vision of smart village revolves around moving the villagers up the value chain to improve their socioeconomic status " ...

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March 29, 2017


Kantashola in Maoist-hit Dumaria to be among first five CM Smart Villages

..." We sought to know their requirements from the gram shabha and the plan will be based on their feedback " ...

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December 5, 2016

Nanogrid Electricity in India

Sonia Phalnikar

" An estimated 200 million Indians live off-grid and access to power is patchy among rural communities. One model in the eastern Indian state of Odisha is marrying solar energy with cloud-based technology toelectrify an unconnected village. Its not just bringing light, but transforming the hamlet. " ...

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September 24, 2016

A smart village which runs on solar power

Hyderabad: Express News Service

" In India, where two thirds of population lives in around 6,00,000 villages, empowering villagers to create income generating enterprises can lead to improved food security, education and health, and to participatory democracy " ...

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July 22, 2016

Solar power must to decarbonize power sector


" Renewable energy does not stand alone. Villagers have to be educated about Nanogrids -the technology involved in the project, how people's health would improve, better access to water and more employment generation if there's 24x7 electricity " ...

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Jul 7, 2016

India confirms new smart village

..." The problem in remote villages is that there is no follow up to the installation of high-end green energy equipment and the systems eventually stop working, and that is why he created a smart grid technology enabling a whole village’s electrical infrastructure to be monitored from afar " ...

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Jul 5, 2016

Lights Off-Grid: 'Smart Villages' in India Now with Sustainable Electrical Sources: Report
The Gift of Light and How they Maintain It for the People

Catherine Maximo, CP Contributor

..." a system for meters of sensors, the entire village's electrical infrastructure to be monitored and faults to be spotted anywhere with remote system controls. It is powered by a 30 KW solar plant that collects the information and health status of the system. It is then fed to the cloud-based monitoring system of SunMoksha and can be addressed by the company staff at anytime, anywhere " ...

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July 5, 2016

How India's 'smart villages' are centralising solar power

By Edd Gent, Bangalore

" I've seen plenty of microgrids, but the combination of technology in this village is a first " says Mr. Upendra Tripathy, Secretary MNRE. " It's the integration and the remote monitoring. That's where they've done wonders. " ...

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June 30, 2016

JUNE 2016, Volume 9, Issue 6, p26

Smart Village Nanogrid - Energizing Rural Hinterland

" In this case study, Dr Ashok Das discusses the innovative Smart Village NanogridTM solution and their pilot village in Chhotkei, Odisha. He highlights that SunMoksha has invested years of effort to closely understand the challenges of energy access and hasdeveloped a holistic solution with a 'systems' approach to address these challenges... "

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June 15, 2016

Chrisanta Dias, June 15, 2016 Features

SunMoksha's Smart NanogridTM Is Electrifying One Indian Village At A Time

" ...Our solutions are based on two key interventions - renewable energy and smart microgrid with remote monitoring. Both of these are significant for the development of this sector. The second component has been missing from the village microgrids and now everyone is talking about it... "

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May 31, 2016

SMART GRID Bulletin, Volume 1, Issue 8, May 2016

India's First Smart Village Nanogrid

" ...The key technical intervention is the IoT/IT-enabled Smart NanogridTM which ensures reliable and predictable power supply through demand and supply management and citizen-centric power services. Citizens not only get quality, reliable power but can also schedule their power requirement according to their convenience, view their electricity consumption and bill in real time, pay their bills and register their complain through a Mobile App that is language-independent... "

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May 18, 2016

Wed, 2016-05-18 14:54 - SCC India Staff

How Odisha's 'Smart Nanogrid' village is becoming energy efficient

" ...In addition to electricity management, the system monitors and controls other resources such as water, waste, agriculture and environmental parameters. The system also manages consumer relations, technical support, training, local value-added services to consumers, and supports e-governance. Reliable power and digital connectivity also enables tele-education, tele-medicine and tele-panchayat facilities for the villagers, thereby achieving the goals of digitally connected smart villages... "

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May 13, 2016

By Business Wire India, 13 May, 2016 - In Awards

2nd Smart Cities India Expo 2016 Concludes with the Smart Cities India 2016 Awards

" ... In addition, Smart Cities India 2016 expo also witnessed Smart Cities India awards 2016 on the last day, to recognize pioneering projects that aim to make cities more livable, and economically viable. For 9 categories, there were 11 winners including Design Plus, Goyani Group, Freespanz Design Build Pvt Ltd, Bosch, Sun Moksha Power Pvt Ltd, K-Nomics, JUSCO, Daily Dump, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation, Safiee Burhani Upliftment Trust, and Allied Digital Services Ltd ... "

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September 22, 2008

By Pradeep Chakraborty, CIOL, Bangalore

Building a good solar ecosystem in India

" Coming to the solar ecosystem, we already make solar products, as well as the modules. We also have the capability to make cells. The only part missing has been wafer, the silicon for solar. A few silicon factories should be coming up in India soon. So, India can easily establish the entire ecosystem for solar photovoltaics. "

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