Transitioning to a volumetric tariff system to make solar irrigation pumps financially viable

MinErgy uses SoLAR Innovation Fund to build community distribution tanks as a step towards a volumetric tariff system and equitable water distribution for community-governed solar irrigation projects. MinErgy’s distribution tank in Nawalparasi.   Solar irrigation has been gaining popularity in Nepal thanks to the government’s subsidies for individually-owned solar irrigation…

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Solar Irrigation in South Asia: Emerging evidence of impacts on mitigation, adaptation, equity and groundwater

-Dr. Aditi Mukherji: Alleviating poverty with minimal carbon emission is at the heart of climate-resilient development. This need is particularly acute in South Asia, where the continuing expansion of irrigation holds the promise of pulling smallholders out of poverty but will also result in significant increases in carbon emissions due…

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