Husk Power Systems won a 2011 Ashden Award. They are connecting remote villages in Bihar to a clean, reliable electricity supply, which provides better light, harnesses a widespread waste product and costs less than alternatives.
This community scheme led by Transition Town Totnes has brought together 56 groups of neighbours in the town, reaching over 1,100 people and inspiring them to green their homes and neighbourhood, build a closer community and save money.
Architype won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2009. The company designs buildings that require minimal heating, cooling and lighting through insulation, passive solar gain, natural ventilation and well placed windows.
Saran Renewable Energy in India has set up a biomass gasifying plant in Bihar to supply energy to local businesses plagued by constant electricity cuts and reliant on noisy, dirty diesel generators. They won an Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2009.
A winner of the 2006 Ashden Awards. Rahimafrooz Batteries Limited (RBL) has played a central role in delivering the world’s most successful solar power programme.
A winner of the 2006 Ashden Awards. A revolutionary compact biogas system that uses food waste rather than dung to produce gas for cooking households.