With the rapid changing scenario of fast depleting conventional energy sources, rapidly growing demand of power the future of conventional electric power systems are getting uncertain. This has led to worldwide thrust on development and use of non-conventional energy sources for electric power generation & use. This coupled with almost no chances of extending the electric power grids to the village located in the isolated placed deep inside the forest zone. Lack of access to clean cooking fuel in such areas adds to the misery by causing respiratory & other ailments, especially to women and children.Meghalaya Government over the past year has initiated a few projects for tapping the renewable energy on the state. The Government is setting up three projects for catering to the energy needs of small local communities in the state.