Smart Control of Rural Renewable Energy & Storage project wins two Rushlight Awards

AUROVILLE, India - Feb. 1, 2018 - PRLog -- The Smart Control of Rural Renewable Energy & Storage (SCORRES) ( project has won the Rushlight ( Awards 2017-18 for Resource Innovation and Water Management. The awards event was held at Royal Geographical Society, London.

Funded by Innovate UK, SCORRES is a collaboration between Auroville Consulting (, Heriot-Watt University (Scotland) (, Auraventi Ltd (, Scene Connect (, Findhorn Foundation College (, Buddha Garden ( and Auroville Centre for Scientific Research. It aims at developing a financially viable, robust, location-specific irrigation system for the Indian agricultural sector.  The system is designed to deliver 'right-time, right-volume' irrigation to farms, reducing water and energy consumption, increasing crop yields & food nutrient content and improving soil condition.

The project, currently in its pilot testing stage in Auroville, India, develops clean technology to address the soil-water-energy-food nexus. Initial indications suggest the new technology will reduce water and energy consumption by up to 80%.

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Click here ( to watch a short video on how SCORRES (  will bring change in the agriculture sector.

About Auroville Consulting

Founded in 2010, Auroville Consulting is a unit of the non-profit organization Auroville Foundation. Using our expertise in ecological and socially responsible development, we work for a prosperous eco-system that supports all life on this planet. Our approach is multi-faceted: We collaborate with academic, private and public sector partners both in India and Internationally, helping to develop sustainable urban and industrial development policies, ecologically friendly technologies – and the minds of future leaders. The latter we do with inspirational thought leadership and courses in aspects of sustainability. We live and work in Auroville, a UN-backed global centre of sustainable practices dedicated to the ideal of human unity.
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