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!
|Awards and Media
MGP on the National Geographic Radio.
The World Economic Forum selects MGP as a 2015 Technology Pioneer.
Mera Gao Power wins National Geographic’s TerraWatt Prize!
|What’s Being Said
“Cheap Electricity for Poor Squeezing Out Solar in India”: from Bloomberg.
“Micro Grids Lend a Shine to Solar,” from the Times of India.
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.