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Clean energy supply chain in Karnataka villages India

Publication date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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Background

The urban and rural poor in India are willing to pay for renewables-based and energy-efficient items such as solar lighting system and lanterns pressure cookers water filters improved stoves biogas and household hydro. However there is currently a lack of retail outlets offering them and a lack of trade and consumer finance for these kinds of solutions.

Purpose

To enable doorstep access to energy-efficient CFLs pressure cookers stoves solar lighting system and lanterns biogas and household hydro in the villages of the Indian state of Karnataka by applying a sustainable replicable supply chain business model to RE/EE solutions.

Implementor

Small Scale Sustainable Infrastructure Development Fund