City collaborates with Indian partners

Research into sustainable energy, at the University of Sheffield, is helping a remote village in India to access electricity for the first time.

Tuesday, 22nd November 2016, 05:00 am

Dr Mark Walker, research associate from the University’s Energy 2050 research institute, has collaborated with UK and Indian partners to install a sustainable system from biological waste and novel solar photovoltaic technology for a West Bengal village. The project, funded by RCUK and the Indian Department of Science and Technology, involved a multinational team, to develop the integrated technology which they then trained local people to use and maintain.

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