gross metering

MERC Increases Net-Metering Benefits For Rooftop Consumer Upto 5MW

In its latest notification, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) allowed net-metering benefits for solar rooftop consumers up to 5 MW in Maharashtra. The state commission brought these changes with an amendment to the existing solar rooftop regulation of 2019.  The notification amended several provisions of the MERC (Grid Interactive Rooftop Renewable Energy Generating Systems) […]

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Going Solar? Know Your Energy Metering Options

It’s necessary for a prosumer, who is going to install a solar system, to understand the relevant vocabulary before choosing the best energy metering option. Of course, in India, chances are you won’t really have a choice, as your options will be dictated by whatever is allowed in your region or state. For starters, a […]

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“Draconian” Rule in Proposed Changes For Consumers To Hit Solar Sector: EPC Firms

The Ministry of Power has recently issued the draft rules providing for the ‘Rights of Electricity Consumers’ for the very first time. However, one provision included in the draft rules has managed to roil up smaller solar EPC companies at a key proposal within the rules. The power ministry stated that “having provided access to […]

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Uttar Pradesh Issues Draft Regulation for Net Metering

The draft regulations is called Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive Systems Gross / Net Metering Regulations, 2019 The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has issued a new set of guidelines governing the net metering of surplus power generated by rooftop solar projects in Uttar Pradesh. The draft regulations is called Rooftop Solar PV Grid […]

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Chandigarh Struggles to Meet India’s Solar Target

It is mandatory for Chandigarh to install 1 KW and 2 KW solar power systems on buildings measuring 500-999 square yards and 1000-2999 square yards respectively. Chandigarh’s Chandigarh Renewable Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (CREST) have been unable to meet the solar power installation target set by the Union Government till date. As per […]

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Parrikar Held Meeting with Goa Power Dept. Over Solar Policy Implementation

For the generation of grid-connected solar power a power purchase agreement has to be signed between consumers and the electricity department. In order to streamline the implementations of a solar policy in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar held a meeting with officials of the electricity department and Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA). Manohar Parrikar was instrumental in […]

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