Tags: Kerosene

Shift to solar from kerosene to improve power supply for households: Study

Switching subsidies from kerosene to off-grid solar products would improve electricity access for households still reliant on kerosene, a study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) said on Thursday. Despite the success of the ‘Saubhagya’ scheme, millions of households continue to use kerosene lamps during outages or because […]

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Kerosene-Solar Subsidy Swap: A missed opportunity and a new imperative

Author: Vandana Chavan The government has recently put efforts to build upon the existing electricity grid infrastructure to enhance clean energy access to all households in the country. This is expected to be complimented by lowering kerosene PDS allocation and thereby reducing the government’s burden of kerosene subsidies and households’ dependence on subsidised kerosene. Why […]

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