Mera Gao Power builds, owns, and operates micro grids in Uttar Pradesh, India serving off-grid villages with high quality, dependable lighting and mobile phone charging services. MGP’s unique model is able to provide service to a typical hamlet for $1,000, making its lowest cost design the first commercially viable micro grid targeted at the rural poor!
Criticize us for not expanding fast enough, but don’t criticize us for being expensive: Recently, micro grid companies in India have come under pressure for charging too much to off-grid customers. But the reality is, micro grid service is actually cheaper than subsidized grid power. And more reliable to!
|What’s Being Said
“Indian Micro Grids Aim to Bring Millions Out of Darkness,” an article from Yale Environment 360.
Energy’s Presence, not Price, Changes Lives: This article argues that governments should focus on the presence of power services rather than the price of power until universal coverage has already been ensured.