Addressing developmental needs through energy access in informal settlements

Adritha Subbiah, Sahar Mansoor, Rachita Misra, Huda Jaffer, Raunak Tiwary

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Integrated Energy Centres, solar power community hubs for need based services, have been operationalised by SELCO Foundation for informal migrant communities in Karnataka, India since 2011. There are 26 IECs till date, offering 22 different services. Through the interventions, 6074 households have been impacted. The paper describes three different models through case studies illustrating their operational and financial aspects.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)80-91
Number of pages12
JournalField Actions Science Report
Issue numberSpecial Issue 15
Publication statusPublished - 07-10-2016
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Health(social science)
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Education
  • Development
  • Sociology and Political Science

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Subbiah, A., Mansoor, S., Misra, R., Jaffer, H., & Tiwary, R. (2016). Addressing developmental needs through energy access in informal settlements. Field Actions Science Report, 2016(Special Issue 15), 80-91.