renewable energy usage

  • Xochitl’s Sunny Invention: The Magic 'Warm Bath' That Warms Hearts and Water

    Once upon a time in Mexico, there lived a young girl named Xochitl Guadalupe Cruz Lopez. She wasn't your ordinary kid, she was a young inventor, and she had a bright idea to help her community using the power of the sun! Xochitl lived in a town called San Cristóbal de las Casas, which is in a region of Mexico where many people didn't have a lot of money. Most people in this region reside in the highlands, where temperatures can reach extreme lows. Xochitl noticed that many people in her town didn't have warm water for bathing, especially during the chilly days. They had to use firewood, gas, or oil to heat water, and that was not only expensive but also harmful to the environment. She was just a kid, but she wanted to make a difference. Even though she didn't have many fancy things, she decided to create her very own science lab at home.

  • Ethanol Ecosystem will contribute in India's Path to a Sustainable Future in Transportation

    Imagine a fuel that's good for the environment, made from things like sugarcane and leftover bits from farming. Let's dive into the sweet story of ethanol and how it's changing the way we fuel our vehicles. Ethanol, a remarkable biofuel, is taking center stage in India's efforts to transform the transportation sector into a more sustainable and eco-friendly domain. Ethanol is making waves in India and positively impacting our environment.

  • A modular greenhouse is helping farmers become climate-resilient

    There are nearly 100 million smallholder farmers in India who are real-life magicians, using their secret spells to grow the yummy food we eat every day! But here is something you might not know — for two-thirds of these farmers, their expenses are way greater than the hard work they put in!

  • Dr. Chetan Singh Solanki: The Man Bringing Solar Smiles

    In the heart of a small village in Madhya Pradesh, where connectivity was a constant challenge and a single classroom held five classes, a young boy named Chetan Singh Solanki dreamt big. Little did he know, his dreams would one day bring the magic of sunlight to millions of lives across India.

  • DR. MARTIN GREEN: A SHINING STAR IN SOLAR SCIENCE

    Have you ever wondered how we can use the sun's rays to power our homes and schools? Meet Dr. Martin Green, a brilliant scientist who's as amazing as the sun! He is called the

  • Green Financing for Achieving Net Zero by 2070

    India is curiously positioned in the global landscape of climate change. It is among the most vulnerable countries with high exposure to extreme weather events, causing human, infrastructural, ecological, and economic losses. According to the World Meteorological Organization, India suffered a loss of US$ 87 billion due to climate-related events in 2021. In a similar vein, India is steadfastly pursuing its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2070. When it comes to climate change performance, it is reportedly among the top 5 countries in the world, and the best among the G20 nations.

  • Harish Hande: Bridging the Energy Divide and Empowering Communities with Solar Energy

    Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world - Nelson Mandela. These words by Nelson Mandela resonate strongly in the context of Harish Hande's remarkable journey. In a world where access to electricity remains a luxury for many, Hande's relentless pursuit of sustainable energy solutions has brought light, hope, and economic opportunities to thousands of underserved individuals in rural India. From designing mobile-learning centres to harnessing the power of solar energy, Hande's transformative work with SELCO India and SELCO Foundation has revolutionized the lives of rural communities.

  • Solar Power Illuminates Lives: The Transformative Journey of Barefoot College

    Solar energy has emerged as a beacon of hope, inspiring countless innovations that harness the power of the sun. From Solar Impulse's impressive roundtrip flight to breakthrough advancements in solar panel technology, the transformative potential of solar energy cannot be underestimated. However, amidst these high-tech endeavours, little attention has been given to addressing the everyday struggles faced by millions due to power inefficiencies.

  • How the Thar Desert is Chalking India’s solar energy success story

    For ages, the vast swathes of sand dunes that stretch right up to the westernmost point of India, have remained areas where the arid landscape and extremely hot climate haven’t allowed much productivity when it comes to agriculture.

  • Empowering Communities through Renewable Energy: The Inspiring Story of William Kamkwamba

    In the heartland of Malawi, a remarkable young inventor named William Kamkwamba embarked on an awe-inspiring journey driven by curiosity, determination, and an unshakable belief in the potential of renewable energy. His extraordinary story stands as a powerful testament to the resilient nature of the human spirit.