Aiming to study the socio-economic impact of energy conservation and create awareness on sustainable and renewable energy, Irumbai – a village in Tamil Nadu would soon become the country’s first fully solar-powered village. A 170kWp ground-mounted solar farm, established in 4,000 sq ft area in the village would supply 3-phased power for the entire village. The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Corporation (TEDA) plans to complete the work within March, 2019.  The unit has been designed to generate 150% of the actual power requirement of the village to ensure that the village is self-sustainable at all times.

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