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Mundra UMPP lights up villages with solar power

According to reports, with the installation of 40 solar streetlights in four villages of Mandvi taluka, in Kutch district of Gujarat, Tata Power has lit up the rural areas around its ultra mega power project (UMPP) at Mundra.

Tata Power, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Coastal Gujarat Power Limited (CGPL), has set up the 4,000 megawatt thermal power plant at Mundra.

Under the project ‘Surayaprakash,’ it recently installed solar-powered streetlights in nearby villages, Tata Power said in a statement on Wednesday.

Villagers near the plant were facing the problem of mobility at night due to absence of streetlights.

Tata Power installed streetlights with help from Tata Power Community Development Trust (TPCDT).

The solar street lights were designed by Tata Power Solar Systems, Anil Sardana, Managing Director, Tata Power, said.

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