Saving Energy, Saving Lives
1298's ambulances provide reliable 24x7 emergency medical service to the residents of Mumbai. Its business model uses a sliding price scale driven by ability to pay, which is determined by the kind of hospital to which patients choose to be taken. 1298 has recently begun to experiment with the innovative use of solar panels to help generate and save valuable energy needed to power the onboard equipment of its ambulances.
This post originally appeared on the Acumen Fund blog.