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Blog post: “We deliver power whenever the sun is shining”. Findings from a reliability study on solar micro-grids in northern rural India

Electricity offered by micro-grids and other off-grid systems is generally considered a reliable alternative to erratic centralized grid power services in many rural and urban areas...Continue

My presentation at the InSIC seminar: Challenges in operating solar micro-grids in rural Uttar Pradesh

On the 16th October, I got the opportunity to present the pico-grid research project results at the seminar organised by the InSICContinue

Paikallisuus lähtökohdaksi energiantuotannossakin (in Finnish)

Mitä yhteistä on aurinkokennokännykkälaturilla matkailijan rinkan kyljessä, aurinkosähköllä toimivalla vedenpumppaamolla kuuman etelän maan pellon laidalla, tai tuulisähkövoimalalla rannikko kaupungin lahdella? Kaikki ovat erinomaisia siksi, että ne...Continue

Micro-electricity holds its position in the country of hundreds of millions of energy poor people

India Energy Access Summit 2018 in February in New Delhi gathered hundreds of people working with cleaner fuels and improved energy access for hundreds of millions...Continue

Blog post: Energy poverty breeds fantastic solutions and surprising behaviours

Access to truly green energy technologies with sufficient quality is a critical issue for the poorest. This text was publisehd on the SAIS-ISEP website on November...Continue

Sceneries from rural India

Uttar Pradesh is one of the most energy poor states in India, where around 10 million families do not have a access to electricity. Here are...Continue


Local entrepreneur Boond has setup solar micro-grids in seven villages in Uttar Pradesh, India. A pre-paid meter is installed in household that enables monitoring of instantaneous...Continue