#REtelling was a green journey undertaken by two chosen storytellers to capture the beauty of renewable sites in Madhya Pradesh. Prashanth Vishwanathan and Samar Singh Virdi took on the enterprise with much excitement to travel across the countryside to visit Hero Future Energies’ solar and wind energy site at Alote and Dhar in Madhya Pradesh, respectively.
Telling a story is personal and our penchant to add our very own perspective, more than anything, is an effort to make things fresh and different. #REtelling is an effort to bring an important subject to the light at this day and age i.e. to understand the consequences of a very serious change – climate change and its various effects. So the #REtelling story-tellers went on an expedition to discover what it meant to embrace nature by exploring the power of renewable sources in our life.
Here are some of the beautiful stories narrated with beautiful moments they seized through their lenses:
Chapter 1 – The Introduction
Prashanth and Samar were enthralled by the size of the renewable sites and quickly they were absorbed to learn. They interacted with the specialists around the sites to find out how a solar panel functioned or why a wind turbine needed to be constantly monitored! And more importantly, to learn how a solar panel or windmill was built and how it harnesses the power of the sun and air, respectively, to generate electricity.
As the sun sets for the day then arises the beauty of the solar site at Alote, Madhya Pradesh
Area:200 acres and solar panels spread across in 153 acres
Number of Panels: 1,11,784
Titbit:1400 solar panels were cleaned daily!
Wind site at Dhar, Madhya Pradesh
Area: 50 Kms
Number of wind turbines: 53
Titbit: One wind turbine was about 120 meter tall which is as many as 55 Great Khalis standing on top of each other!
Chapter 2 – The Stories
India has many hidden beauties. Madhya Pradesh is one such state that will leave you gasping with great people and alluring sceneries. But as the saying goes, ‘beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder’, we were extremely fortunate to have these talented storytellers who did exactly that to capture amazing life around the renewable sites.
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