Andhra Pradesh is not only getting affordable high speed fiber optic broadband, it’s getting two of it’s villages completely electrified by solar power! According to theEconomic Times, the villages Toorputallu (as indicated in map) and Pedhamyanavanilanka, will be electrified to run completely on solar power from this year.
A private company will develop a 2 MW solar power plant where the power generated shall be bought over by Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Company Limited (APEPDCL). As per the proposal, the district administration has earmarked the required land and APEPDCL has consented to buy power from the developer. The solar plant will be completed by August 2016.