Impact 2020-01-14T11:36:34+00:00
  • We believe meaningful impact assessment needs to be multidimensional.
  • Measurement practices should not be restricted to a simple question of whether or not access is available

  • Assessments help inform future decision making and project implementation
  • They also help us understand the value of our projects
  • All numbers showcased below are the result of an independent study conducted by surveying 24 solar micro grid and 20 solar pump sites up to January 2018
  • Absolute numbers represent averages across households unless specified otherwise



  • 100% Households Electrified for each microgrid village
  • Provision of lighting for all public spaces – street lights, schools and healthcare centers
  • 50L water per person per day
  • In line with WHO guidelines for intermediate access
  • 100% Households with mobile charging points
  • 15-30% Households can use TVs
  • 30-50% Households can use a fan
  • 2-5 productive appliances per village
  • Water source distance reduced to within 2 minutes
  • Running water is made available as per village needs
  • 24*7 Electricity Supply
  • Mild disruptions experienced during monsoons


  • Enabled utilization of productive appliances
  • Flour Mills, rice huller, fridges, irrigation water pumps,computers and drilling tools
  • Over 2 hours extra time available for productive uses according to respondents
  • One additional productive appliance per village on average
  • 27 appliances across 24 villages
  • 40 additional income generating opportunities created across 44 villages


  • 84% Households felt they owned the system
  • Decentralized ownership enabled systems to adapt quickly to local requirements
  • 75% Households participate in the Village Committee meetings 
  • Over 75% villages were able to resolve most of their issues with limited external intervention
  • 78% Households showcased satisfaction with the system


  • 42 extra minutes available daily for children to use for studying or playing
  • In 75% households, women felt more empowered
  • 30-40% of Village  Committee’s leadership across villages comprised of women
  • 48 extra minutes available daily for women 
  • 91% Households in solar micro grid sites felt safer outdoors
  • 67% Households said accidents due to kerosene usage have decreased indoors
  • 96% Households in solar pump sites indicate an improvement in water quality
  • 95% Households across all sites indicate improved sanitation and hygiene


In addition to encouraging green energy practices and helping reduce carbon emissions, our projects showcased measureable impact on the environment  

  • 62% households indicated an improvement in air quality
  • In addition to encouraging green energy practices and helping reduce carbon emissions, our projects showcased measurable impact on the environment  
  • 75% reduction in kerosene usage per household on average


Self-governance for SMG’s in Remote Settings

Active Community Ownership in India

Advancing Electrification in Rural India

Electricity access and women empowerment

Solar micro grid enable sustainable rural living

Solar micro grid impact report

Acessing sustainability of decentralized renewable energy systems

Impact story – CLEAN