For all renewable energy entrepreneurs in India; I wanted to share an opportunity to showcase their business plans and attempt at offsetting carbon.
Atmosfair in partnership with Niiti Consulting is inviting applications from individuals and organizations for Atmosfair India Renewable Energy Innovation Awards that provide innovative proposals for existing projects.
The projects must meet the following criteria
- reduce greenhouse gases in India, preferably using biogas, cook stoves, waste management, solar lamps, pump efficiency or solar water heating.
- enhance the quality of life of people in the project area,
- provide opportunities for economically viable, locally run businesses
- should be able to develop into a GS CDM/GS VER (Gold Standard Clean Development Mechanism/ Gold Standard Voluntary Emission Reduction).
The project that best meets the above-mentioned criteria will win an award of Rs.9 lakhs. Moreover, the project will be able to gain 10-100% project support from Atmosfair, depending on the technology used and the large-scale triple bottom line impact it creates in the destination.
The last date for submission of applications is now April 10th, 2011.
The winners will be announced by May 10th, 2011.
For any queries or suggestions, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org