Amasebail, Rattadi and Machattu, that fall under the jurisdiction of Kundapur, are one of few to be powered entirely by solar energy.
The year when their dream of becoming a 100% solar village started. 20 streetlights, apart from homes are also powered by solar energy.
in the three villages are reaping the benefits of clean energy. There are 692 families in Amasebail, 534 at Rattadi and 646 in Machattu.
Rs 2.13 crore
cost of the project. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) granted 30% (Rs 63 lakh), KREDL granted 20% (Rs 42 lakh) and the District Commissioner's fund of Rs 25 lakh was used.
units of solar power generated per day.