TATA Power in continuation with its efforts to light up lives of its communities through renewable energy resources, has installed 10 solar street lights in the catchments area of four village hamlets Satwaiwadi, Akhadewadi, Dhangarwasti and Dongerwadi around Thokerwadi, Mulshi, Maharashtra.
The endeavor was initiated in the four village hamlets covering 75 houses with a population of around 330 family members. The villagers were facing frequent power failures and load shedding which disrupted their daily routine at home and work. TATA Power helped the villagers overcome the problem, by installing solar street lights at these Hamlets through Maharashtra Energy Development Agency.
The TATA Power initiative was well received by the local villagers who rendered a helping hand for the activity. The villagers’ enthusiastically volunteered for the installation of the 10 solar street lights which required utilization of about 88 man days of the villagers.
Speaking about the initiative, Mr Mahesh Paranjpe head hydros of TATA Power said that “We at TATA Power are delighted that the initiative has benefited the villagers and has helped to provide them electricity. The successful installation of 10 solar street lights in the four villages, reiterates our commitment towards rural electrification and our focus on renewable energy resources.”