MERA GAO MICROGRID POWER PRIVATE LIMITED (MGP)
MGP builds, owns, and operates solar DC micro grids in Uttar Pradesh, India serving off-grid hamlets with high quality, dependable lighting and mobile phone charging services. MGP has designed a fully automated system that generates, stores and distributes power on its own. The system can turn itself on and off each night. It takes just one day for four people to install a system that can provide services to a hamlet of 10-20 households. The system and distribution network together, cost less than USD 1,000 making this one of the lowest cost, commercially viable microgrids.
As on date, MGP has installed more than 1,500 microgrids across 5 districts of Uttar Pradesh, benefitting more than a 100,000 people. The company has also created 140 local technical jobs.
MGP aims to expand to 35,000 households and 200,000 people served by the end of 2018 and 50,000 households and 300,000 people served by the end of 2019.
Key Team Members
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh