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PRESS RELEASE: OMC selected World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer

OMC Power Selected by World Economic Forum as 2014 Technology Pioneer

Delhi, India, August 27 2013OMC Power has today been recognised by The World Economic Forum for its innovative and pioneering work in supplying renewable energy to communities and mobile networks in rural India.


PRESS RELEASE: OMC wins GTB innovation award

Bharti Infratel and OMC Power Awarded Best Consumer Service Innovation Award at Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards

Delhi, June 19, 2013Bharti Infratel and OMC Power’s joint initiative in developing the RESCO (Renewable Energy Service Company) model has been awarded “Best Consumer Service Innovation” at this year’s Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation awards.

These prestigious awards, organised by the industry’s leading publication GTB magazine, celebrates the joint work of vendors and operators in innovative projects that better serve the telecom industry’s end customers.


Poverty is a system design failure

Modern, developed societies are built on a few basic presumptions – access to power, information, and resources.

The development of the industrial age saw an unprecedented growth and development for billions of people, in what is today the developed world.

But there are still billions living in poverty and darkness.

Kerosene Lantern

The poor light source: kerosene lanterns. Features: expensive and lethal.


PRESS RELEASE: Powering Off-grid Telecom & Leading Rural Electrification

Powering Off-grid Telecom Towers and Leading the Way in Rural Electrification; Life-changing Work Recognised at Upcoming GSMA Awards

New Delhi, 14 February, 2013: OMC Power today announced that it now has 11 Micropower Plants operational in India capable of serving 150,000 people not covered by the electricity grid and supplying power to 40 off-grid telecom towers.

OMC is a Resco (Renewable Energy Service Company) and the first company to transform the provision of electricity in rural India into a commercially viable, sustainable and scalable business. Its Micropower Plants – small-scale, local power plants using renewable energy sources – vastly improve the quality of life and stimulate economic growth and prosperity in the rural areas where they are being deployed.