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Solar mini-grids – a saviour for flood-ravaged Bihar

15 Sep 2017, India Climate Dialogue

During the floods in Bihar, solar mini-grids ensured that relief and rescue operations were not hampered by providing an uninterruped power supply. It ensured that all means of communication were fully functional, and highlights how decentralised power generation can increase disaster resilience, which in turn can speed the process of recovery.




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