India’s distribution grid is capable of handling up to 30% distributed solar without any upgrades

Akhilesh Magal | 22 September 2014

India is on the verge of a distributed solar PV boom. The total distributed solar capacity in India today stands at only 160 MW. However, BRIDGE TO INDIA predicts that this could reach 2.9 GW by 2018. That’s an 18-fold increase! Is the distribution grid prepared for such a rapid increase?  The current distribution grid was planned for the one-way flow of power i.e. from source to the consumer. Distributed solar


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