streetsIIT-Kharagpur implements micro solar dome project to provide affordable clean energy

The Economic Times--Energy World.com (November 2, 2019)

The project intends to provide 44,000 micro solar domes in households of marginalised (SC and ST) communities in rural areas of the country, the institute said.

New Delhi: IIT-Kharagpur on Thursday said 44,000 micro solar domes will be provided to poor households in rural areas of ten states under a project to provide clean energy at an affordable price.

Poor families are often unable to afford the grid-connected electricity while others may find disruption of power supply due to natural disasters, according to a statement from IIT-KGP.

The 'micro solar dome' project, being implemented in collaboration with the NB Institute of Rural Technology, could provide a solution to the problem, it said. (Read More)