A micro grid or isolated grid, is a set of electricity generators and possibly energy storage systems interconnected to a distribution network that supplies electricity to a localized communities that may not have access to grid for many years. Often, micro grid involve multiple energy sources like solar, wind, water or fuel as a way of incorporating renewable power. It operates independently from the main power grid.
- Economic empowerment through micro industry
- Provision of portable water.
- It takes shorter time to install compared to grid that can take years depending on distance from source.
- Reliable and interruptible means of power