Cashing in on solar power

Published: Monday 30 September 2002

Automated Teller Machines (atms) and solar energy. Now that's a unique combination! If all goes well as planned, the next generation atms in India could be solar powered or battery operated -- that go into sleep mode, when not in use. With an increasing number of banks exploring the semi-urban and rural areas of India, there is a pressing need for simpler, cheaper and uni-functional interface atms. Hence the proposed move.

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