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Kavaratti get's first on-grid Solar Power Plant

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First on-grid solar project

PM Narendra Modi dedicated region's first on-grid solar project with state-of-the-art Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) technology.

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Solar capacity and battery storage

These two installations of Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) have a combined solar capacity of 1.7 MW and an advanced 1.4 MWh battery storage facility.

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How will the solar plant help?

The solar power plant will help reduce dependency on the Diesel-based Power Generation plant at Kavaratti.

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Lakshadweep Energy Development Agency

The LEDA will now harness power from these solar plants, marking a pivotal shift from diesel-based power to a sustainable, eco-friendly energy source for the region.

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What will be the commercial savings?

The initiative is projected to yield commercial savings of approximately Rs. 250 crores.

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Significance of green energy

The substantial reduction of diesel consumption by up to 190 lakh litres and the offsetting of 58,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions for Lakshadweep.

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Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited

The SECI, a Miniratna Category-I Central Public Sector Unit under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is developing several renewable energy resources. 

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