Energy Saver

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gen­er­ate elec­tric­ity and pre­vent wa­ter from eva­po­ra­tion, the In­dian gov­ern­ment has re­cently started a pro­ject “Cov­er­ing Canals with So­lar Pan­els” in the Gu­jarat state in part­ner­ship with SunEdi­son, US-based global re­new­able energy com­pany. Cov­er­ing 750 me­ters at the start, a pi­lot pro­ject is cur­rently un­der­way. It will pro­duce around 1 megawatt of elec­tric­ity. The mega pro­ject will cover over 11,800 miles (19,000 kilo­me­ters) of canals with so­lar pan­els in Gu­jarat and will also help in sav­ing more than 90 mil­lion liters of wa­ter from the sun’s rays.

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