India along with other South Asian countries as well as Africa used to the prime market for off-grid solar products. The off-grid solar industry has become a multibillion-dollar industry with low priced solar lanterns, streetlights, home lighting systems, etc. finding ready takers at the bottom of the pyramid in these countries. Many of these countries […]

The off-grid solar products in India witnessed a decline in sales in the first half of 2019. The off-grid solar products are mostly used for lighting homes and powering mobile phones in our country. According to a report from the Global Off-grid Lighting Association, the 100% rural electrification program in India was the primary reason for the decline. […]

Neighborhoods are the hub where families are made, homes are built, expensive assets are stored, talents are nurtured, and futures are shaped. Everyone has a memory of the neighborhood where he or she grew up in, whether it was a high-end or low-end neighborhood. One thing stands out in every neighborhood and that is how […]

Could we be better off Cutting Subsidies on Kerosene? Yes, you heard it right the government could end up in huge savings if it switches from kerosene as a source of light to off-grid solar lighting options. It will not only improve reliability on power but also save thousands of lives from the ill-effects of […]

Solar powered Garden/ Outdoor Lights in India Solar energy is getting popular each day and is increasingly finding applications in all spheres of life. I have already written a lot about various solar products including solar panels, solar inverters, solar chargers, solar water pumps etc. Today I would like to write about these solar products […]

Solar Lighting in Africa In the rural areas of Africa, where there is no electricity, solar lights seem to be the perfect solution. Almost 95% of the rural African population depend on Kerosene lamps for their living. They spend a huge amount of money buying such lamps and kerosene oil which is so hazardous and […]