Energy: Alternative Products

Posted on May 2, 2014

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  1. Sustainable Energy and Livelihoods: A collection of 50 livelihood applications by SELCO, seeking to inspire and implement solutions that alleviate poverty by improving access to sustainable energy to underserved communities across India in a manner that is socially, financially and environmentally sustainable. Covers a Sewing Machine with a solar powered DC Motor, Solar Powered Digital Services centre, Solar powered hand held cotton picking machine with a collection bag which will directly collect the picked cotton, a solar powered loom which retains all the four limb motions allowing flexibility for the weavers, etc. (checked on 12 Nov. 2018)

  2. Solar powered LED lights that cater to the lighting needs of children, women, households and villages by Thrive Solar Energy Pvt. Ltd. Its lights are used by tea estate workers, farmers, weavers, vendors, dairy and any other village level vocation that is in need of a clean, safe and reliable light. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  3. Airlite is a custom designed Fibre Reinforced Plastic sheet which enables sufficient lighting and ventilation for built environments that are lacking it (such as slum homes and tent schools). Developed by SELCO, it is easy to own (through bank finance) and install. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  4. Ecoideaz aims to build a comprehensive portfolio of all eco-friendly ideas developed in India. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)



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