Follow-up on Indo-Dutch solar energy cooperation

Last Monday, the first installation of the Dutch solar energy company Solarus Solar in India was opened. The project is one of the proposed follow-up actions on a market study that was performed by Energy Indeed and Auroville Consulting last year, assigned by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (

The installation uses an innovative technology, that converts concentrated sunlight into electricity and hot water. By concentrating the sunlight and eliminating the hot water, the system achieves a very high efficiency. An interview with Leen Zevenbergen, CEO of Solarus Sunpower, about the installation in India and the report about the follow-up actions on Indo-Dutch solar energy cooperation can be found below:

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The Solarus installation in Auroville, India

Mark Meijer - January 19, 2017

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