Project Profile

Project Title Clean energy solutions for Sundarbans
Project Code 2013DG10
Project Status Completed
End Date March 2014
Sponsor(s) Power System Operation Corporation Ltd.
Division Energy Environment Technology Development
Executive Summary Full Text

Under its CSR (corporate social responsibility) initiative, Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO) has embarked on setting up energy-based projects, which aid the energy needs of those areas that are in requirement of it. TERI has been working in the field of energy access for over 20 years. By bringing together POSOCO’s CSR programmes and TERI’s expertise in energy access, it is proposed that 2 Solar Multi-Utility (SMU) centres will be installed by TERI in two locations in the Sundarbans region of West Bengal. These SMUs will provide energy to supply electricity in hospitals/schools, households and market places in the two identified centres.