Scaling up Mini-Grids

Undertaken By: Multiple ,    Recent Publication: 2017

It is estimated that around 237 million Indians remain unconnected to the discom grid and do not have access to reliable electricity. In the last few years, DRE-based mini-grids have emerged as an effective solution to provide clean and reliable power using locally available resources. On the policy front, mini-grids have been gaining prominence with the development of a draft national policy on renewable energy-based minigrids and with a few states developing policy, regulations and implementation frameworks for mini-grids.