Pedhamayanavanilanka & Toorputallu, West Godavari dist, Andhra Pradesh become the first villages in India to be run 100% on Solar Power

Serving the Hon'ble PM, Sh Narendra Modi 's call for use of solar power, villages adopted under ‪#‎Saansadadarshgramyojana‬ - Pedhamayanavanilanka & Toorputallu, West Godavari dist, Andhra Pradesh become the first villages in India to be run 100% on Solar Power. Credits due to Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for their support to implement the project. The Villages will also earn revenue for every unit of electricity produced. ‪#‎SAGY‬


From Economic Times:

A 2 MW solar power plant will be developed by a private entity and the power generated by the plant will be bought by Andhra Pradesh discom APEPDCL. As per the proposal, the district administration has earmarked the required land and APEPDCL has consented to buy power from the developer. The solar plant will be completed by August 2016. 


The plant would also generate substantial income for the village - 60 paise per unit. 



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