Solar energy is transforming the lives of people around the world who live without access to electricity. But what happens to the solar revolution when technology breaks down? The Solar Fix is a short film that follows the afterlives of solar technology across three villages in the Indian state of Odisha. Access to solar repair services and spare parts is the hidden challenge facing customers and small businesses across South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa.The film was made to support Urjaa Samadhan, a social enterprise that connects last mile solar repair and maintenance services in rural India.
PRODUCED BY – Jamie Cross
FUNDED BY – The University of Edinburgh’s School of Social and Political Science with technical and logistical support from Scene.
STORYBOARD AND TREATMENT BY – Felix Varghese and Goutham Varrier – [APU Alumni M A Dev 2011-13]