E3 has received a USTDA grant award “India: Rural Micro-Grid Solar Power Project” to support a feasibility study for Azure Power, a private sector solar power developer based in India. The feasibility study will assess the development of a rural micro-grid solar power project that will bring electricity to remote villages in India. Azure aims to set up over 100 micro-grid solar systems, with each system covering an average of 2-3 acres of rural land with little or no connectivity to existing electrical grids. E3 will work with Mr. Inderpreet Wadhwa, COO, Azure Power and Mr. Rajni Bhandari, Manager for Business Development, Azure Power. Dr. Priya Sreedharan and Mr. Snuller Price of E3 will lead this world class team that includes Humboldt State University’s Schatz Energy Research Center, Black and Veatch, Varesh Energy, Chris Greacen, Christopher Freitas, & Ranjit Deshmukh.