Mlinda was one of several organisations to support the Economist Intelligence Unit’s report “The cost of inaction: Recognising the value at risk from climate change” which looks into the long term financial risk of climate change to investors. The research Learn more

“Following the Light” – Short film on lighting up India

With support from De Montfort University, UK, The Energy Resource institute (TERI), India’s renowed research centre on renewable energy, supported Mlinda to expand its work to electrify villages in the Indian Sundarbans, one of the world’s largest mangrove areas, bording Learn more

NABARD approves pilot environmental stewardship grant

In June NABARD approved a grant for us to pilot our environmental stewardship programme along-side the solar rural electrification programme.  Finding a way of getting the groups that we help to access solar electrification to engage with us on activities Learn more

New microfinance partnership with NOSKK

Mlinda has partnered with Nari O Sishu Kalyan Kendra (NOSKK) as an ‘anchor NGO’ to structure a scalable model to provide finance and clean energy services to households, entrepreneurs and schools in a large number of locations through solar micro-grids. Learn more

New Field Office Powers An Additional 240 Homes

In April Mlinda opened two new operational bases in the remote, off-grid islands of G plot and K plot in the Sundarbans. These provide the opportunity of expanding our reach to more people. We started with the participatory village mapping Learn more

Mlinda Launches Minigrids For Small Businesses

24th March marked the inauguration with our partners, India’s Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) and The Energy Resource Institute (TERI) to test entrepreneur-owned solar mini-grids for small businesses. This expands the solar electrification programme we started in 2012 then focused Learn more