Scaling Solar Mini-grids
The ISA organized its first field visit of diplomatic missions based in India on 26th December, 2018, which was participated by 36 member countries. The delegation visited two PV Mini-grid plants both operated by OMC Power and supported by the “Smart Power Rural Development” Programme of Rockfeller Foundation. The delegation also visited petrol pump, e-government kiosk, fully solar operated bank – run on solar mini-grid system. The ISA secretariat has also drafted and circulated a Model Mini-Grid Policy to National Focal Points after due approval. The ISA secretariat is supported by Deloitte, global advisory firm, to develop a robust implementation plan for the Mini-grids Programme.