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National Geographic India’s new documentary 'Rays of Change: Avaada Energy’ offers viewers a chance to see what it takes to develop one of the world’s largest single location solar plants.

Solar power has become a key to a clean and carbon-free energy future and this is what the documentary aims to highlight.

The film premiered on December 4, 2021, at 8 pm on National Geographic.

It captures the effort involved in making one of the largest solar plants in the world, showcasing different project elements and their synergy. It also touches upon the human aspect by underscoring the influence of the project on human lives in the short and long term. From the plant's planning, land acquisition, engineering innovations, and tackling the construction challenges of this gigantic project, the film covers every aspect of project execution for viewers to understand and appreciate.

"At National Geographic, we endeavour to bring inspirational stories of our nation's growth and development through insightful and ground-breaking storytelling. The Avaada Bikaner documentary is yet another attempt to further the knowledge of our viewers and give them a deeper understanding of the marvels around us. It emphasizes the increasing importance of sustainable living as we take viewers on this powerful journey of challenges and a project that is committed to bringing value to the lives of many," a spokesperson from National Geographic said.

"We are all aware of the importance of building a sustainable future for the generations to come, and this is a story of our efforts to contribute towards it by building one of the world’s largest solar plants. We wanted to tell our story, and the team at National Geographic beautifully weaved in the narrative with their authentic style of storytelling, which will make for a compelling watch for all viewers," said Vineet Mittal, Chair, Avaada.