• Electrical India
  • Jan 8, 2018

63 solar micro grids of 1899 kWp to be installed in the country

 Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Raj Kumar Singh, in a written reply to a question on steps taken by Government to explore the solar micro grid model in the country, in Lok Sabha recently informed that under the Solar Off-grid and Decentralised Applications Programme, so far 63 solar micro grids of 1899 kWp aggregated capacity have been reported to be installed in the country with financial support from the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE).

  Singh informed that MNRE has provided financial support up to 30% of the cost of micro/mini-grids systems for installation in the rural areas of the country. The design capacity of micro grid depends upon the requirement to be catered.