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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: India
Regions: Godavari, India
Project SDGs:
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Renewable energy (SDG 7.2)
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Nature-Based Solutions
Progress to Date: 2.5 Million Farms impacted
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Desired Partner: Other
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2020  »  Ongoing
Project Website: s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/ungc-production/attachments/cop_2...
Contextual Condition(s): None
Additional Benefits: None
Beneficiaries: None, None, None
Primary Funding Source: Corporate funding
Project Challenges: None
Project Source: CEO Water Mandate
Profile Completion: 80%

Project Overview

INDIA IS FACING A WATER CRISIS, AND IN THE COMING YEARS, THE NEED FOR FOOD WILL GROW PROPORTIONATELY TO THE POPULATION GROWTH.The Indian government has launched the Kusum scheme,which aims to provide small farmers with solar pumpingequipment in areas without electrification. The governmentsubsidizes 90% of the cost of equipment, installation, and fiveyears warranty. This scheme is expected to result in 2 millionnew solar pump installations.Grundfos is supporting this initiat…

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INDIA IS FACING A WATER CRISIS, AND IN THE COMING YEARS, THE NEED FOR FOOD WILL GROW PROPORTIONATELY TO THE POPULATION GROWTH.The Indian government has launched the Kusum scheme,which aims to provide small farmers with solar pumpingequipment in areas without electrification. The governmentsubsidizes 90% of the cost of equipment, installation, and fiveyears warranty. This scheme is expected to result in 2 millionnew solar pump installations.Grundfos is supporting this initiative with no foreseeableprospect of turning a profit.Between 2019 and 2020, we will invest approximately DKK25 million to adapt current Grundfos offerings to the uniqueneeds of the market. By 2025, we expect to offer differentiatedsolutions that are fully customized to the Kusum scheme, andlocally produced in India.The Grundfos project aims to bring solar-driven irrigationwater to 2.5 million farms in India while saving an estimated4.1 million tones of CO2 over the next five years.

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Project Benefits: None
Indirect or Direct Beneficiaries: None, None, None
Primary Funding Source: Corporate funding
Challenges: None

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Driven to develop solutions for global sustainability with energy efficient pump solutions, Grundfos is one of the world's leading providers of pump solutions for water supply, industry, commercial buildings, and domestic buildings. Learn More

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