Essmart is committed to researching and sharing our knowledge about last-mile distribution, life-improving technologies designed for our markets, and consumer behavior that we encounter in South India. The following is a collection of research publications that have used Essmart’s rural shop and customer network as a source of data collection.

2015.07 Solar Product Comparison Report

2015.07 Solar Product Comparison Report

Examining Consumer Preferences for Solar Portable Lights (SPL) in Tamil Nadu: A Product Comparison Report
By Genevieve Smith, assisted by Keerthi Premkanth, supported by the US Global Development Lab and UC Berkeley
July 2015, PDF

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