Having installed solar microgrids at rural schools, the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore has now set up a 5.2 kW system in a primary health center at Gudgeri village, in Karnataka's Dharwad district. The network will act as a back-up power supply during emergencies.
The health center provides care for people in nearby villages and delivers around 10 infants per month at its maternity unit. The facility, which has a deep freezer for storing vaccines, is entirely dependent on national grid electricity, with supply usually inconsistent in remote rural areas.
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