About Lighting a Billion Lives

Last Modified: Fri Jan 22 2016 11:19:05 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2007
    At the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting, TERI committed to bring light and socio-economic development to one million rural people in India.
  • 2008
    revised mission of reaching a billion people across the globe – through the development of innovative delivery models and the creation of unique partnerships across the energy access value chain for a self-sustaining market led energy access ecosystem.
  • 3
    main objectives of the LaBL programme:
  • #1
    To replace inefficient and harmful lighting and cooking methods with efficient, affordable and reliable clean energy alternatives.
  • #2
    To enable the productive use of clean energy for enhanced education, better health and improved livelihood opportunities – thereby empowering the poor to escape the poverty trap.
  • #3
    To facilitate access and adoption of demand responsive solutions at the last mile through capacity building and enterprise development.