One thing that all Indians can surely relate to is the summer vacations while growing up, mostly plagued with frequent power cuts, melted ice creams in the freezer, and fashioning market shift fans out of everything at an arm’s distance. While the availability of Diesel generators was desirable but the emission from them never was.
The Indian Government has announced the launch of the National Solar Mission in 2010, and this finally signalled much-awaited innovation in the solar space.
“A genius is not the one who has an answer to all the questions but is the one who has the will to seize every opportunity and make the most out of it which comes his way.” This is indeed true. Two graduates from the University of Massachusetts, Kushagra Nandan and Adarsh Das saw this as an opportunity to take the entrepreneurial plunge. They returned from the US and founded SunSource Energy in January 2010.
It is basically a provider of solar-based energy and storage solutions to commercial, industrial, and institutional clients across seven countries. Starting from Adarsh’s living room in Gurugram, it moved its headquarters to Noida.
Today the company boasts of 300 MWs of the project portfolio, with more than 100 customers across India and various countries. Indian Oil, Jamila Millia Islamia University etc. It has delivered multiple innovation cleantech projects for various non- governmental organisations, one such project was Sana Foundation, which has impacted over 25,000 lives annually across seven tribal villages in Andhra Pradesh.