MGP’s micro grids provide clean electric lighting to over 100,000 people in more than 20,000 households!
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!
Mera Gao Power wins National Geographic’s TerraWatt Prize!
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 argues that article governments should focus on the presence of power services rather than the price of power until universal coverage has already been ensured.