In 2015, solar was still a relatively new concept in the Sundarbans.

 
 

In collaboration with Mlinda, the SunSaluter team deployed three SunSaluters at the home of a community leader on K-Plot Island in the Sundarbans. In addition to providing the home with 30% more energy and ensuring the batteries are fully charged each day, these units will serve as demonstration units to teach other community members how to build their own SunSaluters.

 
 
 
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The SunSaluters were originally installed on the ground, but due to concerns about potential theft, the frames were modified by the local community members to be mounted on poles instead.

 
 
 
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The pole-mounted adaptation of SunSaluters in this community demonstrates the flexibility of the SunSaluter design.

 
 

 
 
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