Renewable Energy

Vikash provides advocacy and technical inputs to the community on energy planning in all its program locations. It has promoted bio-gas and Solar lights with the support of Ministry of Renewable Energy in Koraput, Keonjhar and Puri districts.

We started promoting alternative energy sources and devices in 1987 by installing bio-gas plants and fuel efficient stoves. In 1989 it established a centre to promote rural energy planning and management as a premier institution to promote a national program called NREP (National Rural Energy Plan) in Jatni block of Khordha District. It promoted solar energy devices including SPV System and Wind mills.