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He wants to dispel the darkness of rural Bihar
Many places in Bihar face 20-hour power cuts everyday. Nearly half of rural Bihar has not even been electrified. But if Gyanesh Pandey has his way, the entire state will light up in the next few......
PBD 2012: NRIs brainstorm on enhancing rural energy access
On the second day of the 10th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas held in Jaipur, a seminar was held on 'Enhancing rural energy access'. BC Jain, the first speaker said, that small power plants should be......
A 'power to people' plan that clicked!
A business model originally conceived by an Indian-American student to supply power to India's villages by burning rice husks has won $50,000 in prize money after topping the prestigious Social......
He is lighting up villages with rice husk!
For the villagers of Tamkuha, a dusty hamlet in rural Bihar, Gyanesh Pandey is the modern day alchemist who transformed piles of discarded rice husk to light up their lives. Today, every......
2 Indian firms win green energy awards
Two Indian firms have won the prestigious Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy, considered as the 'Green Oscar'.A cash prize of 20,000 pounds each were also given to them at a ceremony held in......
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