Smart City ‘Diu’ to run on 100% Renewable Energy during daytime

    1. Diu Smart City has become first city in India to run on 100% renewable energy during daytime.
    2. With this, it has set new benchmark for other cities to become clean and green.
    3. Diu was importing 73% of its power from Gujarat until last year.
    4. Diu govt has planned to set up 9 MW solar park spread over 50 hectares rocky barren land and installing solar panels on roof tops on 79 government buildings.
    5. This project will help to produce 1.3MW per day annually.
    6. Currently Diu govt is offering its residents subsidy of Rs 10, 000 to Rs. 50,000 for installing 1-5KW roof top solar panels.

 

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