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What makes a fire cracker life threatening?

      image source The Indian Supreme court recently imposed a ban on the sale of firecrackers within the Delhi National Capital Region. Earlier in 2016 around the period of Diwali celebrations, Delhi, along with some places in China, was recorded to have the world’s worst air quality for human living. One of the … Continue reading What makes a fire cracker life threatening?

Claro Energy Nominated For The Asian Entrepreneurship Award 2017

We are pleased to announce that Claro Energy has been nominated for the Asian Entrepreneurship Award 2017. The award function will be held in Tokyo from 25th October to 27th October. This is yet another step for our fight in tackling critical challenges to enable successful agriculture through sustainable solutions. About AEA (Asian Entrepreneurship Award) … Continue reading Claro Energy Nominated For The Asian Entrepreneurship Award 2017

Powering Gujarat With Solar Rooftop Systems

     Claro Energy has a clear purpose in mind i.e to help companies recognize the importance of having sustainable energy sources to power their activities. Not only is this more economically viable, it goes a long way in fighting global warming.  Organizations can now meet their energy needs in a clean, green and smart … Continue reading Powering Gujarat With Solar Rooftop Systems

Impact Story: Badakudar Odisha

Introduction Badakudar, is a village in Jamankira block of Sambalpur district, Odisha, with a population of 200 people. About 25 families reside in this area. The village is led by the Gram Panchayat called SIRID. The infrastructure here is so badly underdeveloped that the village does not even have roads. People have to cross a … Continue reading Impact Story: Badakudar Odisha

Ensuring Access to Clean Water in Naxalite Affected Jaigoor Village

  Jaigoor, is a village in Bhauramgarh block of Bijapur district, Chhattisgarh.  It has a population of barely 200 people. This village has, for many years, been in the line of fire of violent Naxalite activities. Due to the continuous gloom of impending violence, the opportunity of progress has been scant. This village displays the … Continue reading Ensuring Access to Clean Water in Naxalite Affected Jaigoor Village

Pavagada Solar Park- Enroute To Power Karnataka.

  Pavagada is a small town in Tumkur district of karnataka, where a 2000 MW capacity solar park is being set up. The project is currently under development and is expected to be completed by 2018. The park is said to be the world’s largest solar park, occupying 12000 acres of land space. The project … Continue reading Pavagada Solar Park- Enroute To Power Karnataka.

Celebrate Vijay Dashmi The Eco-Friendly Way

  Dussehra is one of the most popular festival of Hindu Tradition. It marks the Death anniversary of Ravana. It is also known as Vijayadashmi, celebrated at the end of navratri each year. It also accompanies with the celebration of Durga Puja which is one of the most loved and famous festival of bengalis. Dussehra … Continue reading Celebrate Vijay Dashmi The Eco-Friendly Way

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10 Things you need to know about solar rooftops

As we already know, Solar Energy is one of the most reliable sources of renewable energy available to us today. The world is currently racing to make this technology widespread, especially with the ever looming threat of global warming. Renewable energy, which has minimal to none carbon footprint, is essential to make our world and … Continue reading 10 Things you need to know about solar rooftops

Fighting Climate Change with Solar Energy

  Human activities, especially over the past few centuries, have been the bane for our environment. Burning fossil fuels to produce energy, expulsion of chlorofluorocarbons that clog the atmosphere, depletion of forest covers which serve as the lungs of the earth – these are only some of the activities which have led to the serious … Continue reading Fighting Climate Change with Solar Energy

Water And Education

image source Water and Education are correlated in Ways that surprise most readers. The foremost question they ask is HOW? We will start of with a background. There are many places in India where scarcity of water prevails. The time which could be invested in studying is used up by children in walking miles and … Continue reading Water And Education

Claro Energy is All Set to Power Gujarat

Claro Energy has emerged as a major player in the Indian Solar landscape. We are all set to render our services to power non-profit, residential and commercial projects in Gujarat.  The project is promoted by Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA), which is the state nodal agency to promote renewable energy.  By investing in solar energy, … Continue reading Claro Energy is All Set to Power Gujarat

Festival celebrations – The eco-friendly way

India is a country with incredible diversity, and this rich diversity results in a large number of different festivities and their celebrations. One such major carnival is the Ganesh chaturthi festival. Every year Ganesh chaturthi is celebrated with great pomp and show. It is usually a 10-day long festival which begins by placing Lord Ganesha’s … Continue reading Festival celebrations – The eco-friendly way

Madhya Pradesh To Have World’s One Of The Largest Solar PV Power Plant

As India’s solar capacity is increasing, more subsidy coming in and ever declining installation cost most of the Indian states have upped their renewable energy game. One such state is Madhya Pradesh which will very soon going to have one of the world’s largest solar pv power plant. Mr Shivraj Singh, Chief Minister  of Madhya  Pradesh … Continue reading Madhya Pradesh To Have World’s One Of The Largest Solar PV Power Plant

Claro Energy will now power Madhya Pradesh

Claro Energy has long been established as a major player in the Indian solar landscape. Now we are bringing our services to power non-profit projects in Madhya Pradesh. If you are managing A Residential*,  Social** or Institutional*** project, and Want it to be powered by future-ready technology, With a requirement capacity of 100 KW or more Get … Continue reading Claro Energy will now power Madhya Pradesh

5 Renewable Energy Facts To Make Indians Proud

India plays an important role in the Earth’s ongoing fight against global warming. She is among a group of developing nations that seek to move away from conventional, polluting coal energy toward clean but less established sources of renewable energy. India, is the world’s 4th largest carbon emitter (after China, the U.S. and the EU) … Continue reading 5 Renewable Energy Facts To Make Indians Proud

Population Explosion and Water Scarcity

How Rise in Population is Leading to Water Scarcity   Image Source   Water is one of the most important natural resources on Earth, a key element of life for every living being on this planet. While the sources of water may seem to be in abundance (consider the oceans and seas), only less than … Continue reading Population Explosion and Water Scarcity

Impact Story: Rangareddy, Telangana

  Peerla banda Tanda, is a village in Rangareddy district, Telangana, with a population of a mere 120 people. This is one such village where, in spite of grid connectivity, there is an irregular or negligible power supply for days. It is the complete representation of how impoverished and underdeveloped a village can be, especially … Continue reading Impact Story: Rangareddy, Telangana

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5 Most Water Intensive Crops

  In the scope of Indian agriculture, a variety of crops is cultivated in India due to the vastly distinct weather and soil conditions that are available in various topographies across the country. These crops are majorly divided into food grains, cash crops, plantation crops and horticulture crops. Water is one of the essential resources … Continue reading 5 Most Water Intensive Crops

Solar Pumps: Transforming lives of Amroha’s farmers

Amroha is one of the 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh and is further divided into 6 blocks. According to a 2011 census, ‘Amroha District’ has a population of 1,838,771, roughly equal to that of the nation of Kosovo or of the US state of Nebraska. Farmers dominate a large part of this number, in Amroha. … Continue reading Solar Pumps: Transforming lives of Amroha’s farmers

Partner Focus: Pramod Kumar, P.K. Enterprises

Claro Energy’s growth has been aided by the wonderful work our partners have done. Pramod Kumar is one such partner. In our seventh year of business, we have reached a point where we can afford to look back and draw from specific experiences, rather than just go full steam ahead, as most early-stage start-ups do. … Continue reading Partner Focus: Pramod Kumar, P.K. Enterprises

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Solar Energy: 5 Things You Didn’t Know

For years there have been talks about the impact and benefits of solar energy but despite common knowledge, the world is yet to make solar its primary form of energy resource. The transition to solar energy from conventional energy has not been as rapid as it should have been. There are many reasons attributed to … Continue reading Solar Energy: 5 Things You Didn’t Know

4 Ways Water Can Change Lives

It is a known fact that water is one of the most important natural resources on earth. Dominantly responsible for life on earth, more than 99% of water present on our planet is unusable by humans and a lot of different living beings . Taking these facts into consideration, human beings need to realize that … Continue reading 4 Ways Water Can Change Lives

Solar Powered Fogger : Boon for Animal Husbandry

Source What is Animal Husbandry A majority of the Indian population is primarily dependent on the agriculture sector with around half of the population being involved in this. Apart from the mainstream cash-cropping exercise, a majority of this sector is involved with Animal Husbandry. In India, a large number of farmers are dependent on animals … Continue reading Solar Powered Fogger : Boon for Animal Husbandry

Claro’s Sun Shines in Japan

Claro Energy has come a long way since its inception. The company’s growth spurt has led to a fair few international mentions. An article recently posted by online Japanese magazine, ‘Project Design’, serves as proof. Project Design works as a high-level and practical media house that showcases project concepts of ideal businesses conceived by businessmen, … Continue reading Claro’s Sun Shines in Japan

Top 10 Apps Revolutionizing Indian Agriculture

Source Indian users comprise about 30% of the total volume of the global feature phone market, making it the second largest in the specified field. In 2015, India had 720 million mobile phone users, out of which 320 million were rural mobile phone users. This estimate also included 50 million Smartphone users with access to … Continue reading Top 10 Apps Revolutionizing Indian Agriculture

Solar Pumps : Pumping More than Just Water

India has about 26 million groundwater pumps, which incur a combined cost of $6 billion to the farmer, annually (source). Yet only 44% of the total cultivable area can be brought under irrigation.When talking about irrigation in India, the first few things that come to mind are big dams, dependency on monsoon, canals, use of expensive … Continue reading Solar Pumps : Pumping More than Just Water

Empowering Farmers in Rural Odisha

INTRODUCTION In the remote pockets of Ganjam district in Odisha, there exist villages where electricity supply and canal irrigation to the agricultural fields is unavailable. With the ground water level at a depth of 60 feet, coupled with the poor economic status of farmers in these areas, the very use of water pumps for irrigation … Continue reading Empowering Farmers in Rural Odisha

Business Standard: Lessons from my entrepreneurial journey I

This was supposed to be a one-off piece, when I was first invited to share my experiences as a startup entrepreneur — mostly lessons learnt along the journey. When I sat down to write, I was flooded with thoughts of so many experiences that taught me so much, way more than I had imagined. The … Continue reading Business Standard: Lessons from my entrepreneurial journey I

Solar Water Pumping in Sula Vineyards

INTRODUCTION Nashik Vinters Pvt Ltd popularly known as makers of Sula Wines, India’s leading wine producers cultivate their own vineyards in Nashik, Maharashtra. To maintain the high quality of wine, providing water at specified regular intervals is a must. The company thus lays great emphasis on providing proper irrigation. REQUIREMENT & APPROACH Erratic supply of … Continue reading Solar Water Pumping in Sula Vineyards

Claro Energy Chronicles

If I can take one thing away from my internship(s) at Claro Energy, it’s that Claro is an organisation which treats all its interns as full time employees and assigns them tasks and responsibilities that optimises their time, effort and skill. I entered as an undergraduate student looking for hands on, real world business experience … Continue reading Claro Energy Chronicles

Claro Energy Internship Experience

Internships are a gateway to a world full of possibility and opportunity. Being in my final year of engineering I was looking to intern in an organization where I could gain valuable work experience. I got a reference at Claro Energy and they were kind enough to let me intern for a month (Dec 2014). … Continue reading Claro Energy Internship Experience

Business Standard: Lessons from my entrepreneurial journey II

Sometime back I read a blog on Harvard Business Review. It talks of something called ‘Entrepreneurship porn’. In essence, the blog summed up the reality of the startup world, or rather how it is perceived by everyone. There is a distorted view of the life that a startup founder lives – often projected as rather … Continue reading Business Standard: Lessons from my entrepreneurial journey II

Making Affordable Year Round Irrigation a Reality

INTRODUCTION Agricultural growth and development of Bihar has remained constricted because of irrigation energy deficiency in the state. Ironically, although the region has a vast reserve of groundwater resources, the progress in the area of irrigation has remained stagnant. Electricity is both inadequate and irregular and its consumption for irrigation is very low. Cultivators in … Continue reading Making Affordable Year Round Irrigation a Reality

Claro Energy Internship, Summer 2015

Claro Energy presents an excellent learning opportunity to its interns. It provides an amenable platform to think, create and run your ideas, with timely guidance and honest reviews from mentors. The warm and friendly office environment, coupled with an open work culture strikes the perfect balance for an inviting work space that encourages freedom of … Continue reading Claro Energy Internship, Summer 2015

Business Standard: Lessons from my entrepreneurial journey III

A classic founder’s syndrome is to get involved in every functional role at the start-up. Almost every entrepreneur goes through this learning, spreading themselves too thin only to realise that it is not sustainable. Unless you lap up mega bucks from a venture capitalist (VC) in the first few months, you are more than likely … Continue reading Business Standard: Lessons from my entrepreneurial journey III

Summer Internship at Claro Energy

I would like to share my experience with Claro Energy during my internship period of about 7 weeks (1st July to 14th August’15). Claro Energy has an open environment where innovative and smart ideas are acknowledged and rewarded. The management is very adaptive and has an open door policy, if you are smart, focused, enterprising, … Continue reading Summer Internship at Claro Energy

Business Standard: Lessons from my entrepreneurial journey IV

‘Culture’ is one of those soft intangibles that one easily dismisses down the priority order when starting out. It doesn’t take precedence until you have some semblance of an organisation. However, very quickly it morphs into a great virtue, either an asset for your organisation that you rejoice or a peril that you simply can’t … Continue reading Business Standard: Lessons from my entrepreneurial journey IV