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This Indian Village Is Fully Solar Powered!

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Gujarat's Modhera became India's first solar powered village.

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At a cost of $9.7 million, the solar project offers Modhera inhabitants an abundance of green energy.

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Both, the Gujarati and Indian govts contributed a portion of the cost to the solar installation.

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The Gujarati govt. claims that residents can reduce their power costs by 60 to 100% with this.

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Due to the ability to sell any unused energy back to the power grid, it is also turning into a revenue stream.

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This project is made up of three main parts. One is a 6-megawatt project that is ground-mounted.

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The 2nd is the 15 MW battery storage system, & the 3rd is the 1,300 installations of 1 KWh rooftop solar panels.

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Modhera will be the first village in the nation to run entirely on solar energy, 7 days of a week.

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