Rockefeller Foundation to finance minigrid projects in Uttar Pradesh

Last Modified: Sat Mar 12 2016 17:08:24 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • $4.5 million
    amount Rockefeller Foundation will invest for the construction and retrofitting of 100 solar power plants with minigrids, in rural Uttar Pradesh. The work will be executed by Gurgaon based OMC Power.
  • 1,000
    villages will benefit from this financial arrangement which is part of the Foundation’s Smart Power for Rural Development (SPRD) initiative aimed to provide reliable electricity and promote rural economic development.