Social Ventures

Today, some 400 million people in rural India alone do not have access to electricity. To address this situation, Green Ventures launched Green Village Ventures, a for-profit social enterprise whose mission is to meet the energy needs of rural South Asians using pioneering business models while creating strong investor value. Green Village Ventures aims to serve 1 million households by 2018.

  • Technologies

    Since 2008, Green Village Ventures has successfully experimented with numerous innovative basic energy technologies in many villages across Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal.

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  • Sustainability Principles

    Green Village Ventures’ rural energy projects are guided by its sustainability principles that have been developed internally through continuous experimentation and learning by doing.

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  • Scale Up

    Green Village Ventures is currently in the process of scaling up its innovative rural lighting project from some 15 villages in Uttar Pradesh in 2012 to 1 million participating families across India b...

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  • Testimonials

    Green Village Ventures’ clients are our best brand ambassadors. Their satisfaction travels to surrounding communities through word-of-mouth, allowing us to expand even without an active marketing campaign.

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