Gram Power- Life at a Start-Up
23 Mar

Gram Power- Life at a Start-Up

If everything is under control, you probably aren’t going fast enough! From a lazy college life to frantic office work, life is a journey of ever changing seasons. Every college pass-out dreams to be a part of billion-dollar organization, (and in most cases) without much contemplation about the job profile, working environment or the scope of growth. This is where, start-ups make a cut! A start-up is a place occupied by innovative minds with bubbling ideas. It all starts, usually, over a cup of coffee and ultimately expands its reach across the latitudes and longitudes. With so much to experiment, learn and explore, it provides a dynamic work environment to give wings to your career. Although there’s always […]

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Working in a start up!
07 May

Working in a start up!

Almost every student once in their life goes through a phase where they find themselves with a lot of time on their hands. This happens when you have completed your education and you are waiting for your job to start. A student can spend this time in two ways either they can relax at home, binge watch all the sitcoms that have been pending for so long, or they can do something constructive and make this time fruitful. Having close to three months of free time at my hands I chose to go for the latter, spend my time doing something which would give me the opportunity to learn and help me […]

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The path less travelled just got more  interesting
02 Apr

The path less travelled just got more interesting

May 28, 2012, Gram Power setup India’s first Smart Microgrid in rural Rajasthan. Jacob and I built the system with our own hands in collaboration with the village community – erecting poles, setting up solar panels, connecting batteries and wiring up our first generation smart meters. I had no idea whether the system would work and even if it did, how far would we go. But seeing the level of impact the system created in the village, I was sure of one thing – Gram Power would scale. 3 years hence, we’ve come a long way. In terms of impact, we’ve electrified 19 remote villages and 30 more Smart Microgrids […]

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