AKASH has successfully implemented 200 solar Village Energy Kiosks that provide central charging, employment and reliable service to the village community. Now it is implementing 200 Village Energy Kiosk project in UP . Each kiosk is modular and can support upto 100 families with 3 LED lights each.

Kiosk Operation – Salient Features of the system

   One Kiosk can service 100 to 300 or more lights.
   Easily identifiable placement and clear branding
   Members (End-users) deposit the discharged lights in the morning and collect the charged lights the same evening – either once in a week or on a fixed particular day of the week.
   Users pay upto 20 rupees a month for a good full charge and maintenance of the light.
   Daily MIS reporting done through SMS.
   Solar, Grid, or Hybrid – as per availability
   KIOSK financed from any available employment Schemes, or from local Grameen Bank

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