The World’s First 100% Solar-Powered City

A Vadodara, India based agency for promotion of non-conventional energy, Gujarat Energy Development Agency(GEDA)has proposed to provide electricity to all major establishments in the city through the power generated from solar energy. The proposal includes the commissioning of photovoltaic power plant with capacity of one megawatt to cater to the power need of the city as well as distribution of solar cooker and solar water heaters to the establishments such as schools, hospitals, hostels and guesthouses.
“The proposed ambitious plan would create the state capital as a first ‘solar city’ in India where the major necessities of power will be fulfilled through non-conventional sources of energy” said S B Patil, deputy director of GEDA who is a part of the team that has designed blue print. Read article from Business Standard online