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PRESS RELEASE: OMC Secures Funding to Reach 3+ Million People

INDIA’S OMC POWER SECURES FUNDING TO REACH 3+ MILLION PEOPLE WITH RENEWABLE POWER

Delhi, India, 15 October 2014OMC Power today announced that it has secured major funding from Singapore-based renewable energy fund Energy Investment Tech Pte. Ltd.

Established in 2011, multi-award-winning OMC Power has transformed the provision of electricity in rural India into a commercially viable, sustainable and scalable business.

To date, OMC Power has financed, built and now operates 20 Micropower Plants in villages in Uttar Pradesh (India’s most populous state with 200+ million residents) where the electricity grid will never reach.

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PRESS RELEASE: OMC Shortlisted for Global Energy Award

INDIA’S OMC POWER SHORTLISTED FOR GLOBAL ENERGY AWARD

Delhi, India, 30 September 2014OMC Power today announced that it has been shortlisted in the Rising Star Company Category of the 2014 Platts Global Energy Awards.

Described as the Academy Awards of energy, the Global Energy Awards honour and recognise those who have transcended the status quo in the name of excellence in leadership, innovation and performance in the energy industry.

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A Brighter Energy Future: Selling Solar

The Sierra Club and Center for American Progress have produced a documentary series about OMC Power and the growing Indian microgrid market.

This film shows how solar power is provided to the rural Indian population.

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ThinkProgress on OMC – “Watch How Solar Power Is Transforming Rural India”

“Watch How Solar Power Is Transforming Rural India”

BARSANA, UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA — Sun-bleached brick and concrete houses dot the landscape. Cows and buffaloes compete with rickshaws, people and the occasional SUV on the only road into town. And when the sun goes down, life comes to a screeching halt. In other words, this rural village in India’s northern plains is an unlikely place for the beginning of a technological revolution.

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