net metering

Rooftop Solar: Rajasthan Regulator Increases Net-Metering Limit To 1MW

Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in its latest suo-motu order, increased the net metering limit for rooftop solar consumers from 500 Kw to 1 Megawatt (MW). The order cited the slow growth of rooftop solar in the state and the thrust of the Union government toward the segment. Per the Rights of Consumer (ROC) Amendment […]

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JVVNL To Reduce Timeline For Net metering To 18 days For Rooftop Solar

Jaipur Vidyut Vikas Nigam Limited (JVVNL) has planned to decrease the timeline for net-metering procedures to 18 days to expedite the process of rooftop solar installations in the city. It comes at a time when the Union government has also put a thrust on boosting rooftop solar installations through the newly announced Pradhan Mantri Suryodaya Scheme. At […]

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UPNEDA Sets Sights on Selecting Solar Power Developers for 500 MW Rooftop PV Project

Uttar Pradesh New & Renewable Energy Development Agency has issued a tender for the selection of solar power developers for setting up of 500 MW of grid connected rooftop solar PV project on Government / semi-government buildings and other Institutions at various locations in Uttar Pradesh under RESCO Model on net metering basis through tariff […]

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BREDA Plans To Revive Its Non-Functional Off-Grid Solar Projects, Issues Tender

The Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA) government has now planned to revive its non-functional off-grid solar power systems. It has also issued a tender in this direction, seeking developers who can execute the government plan. BREDA has issued the tender on the behalf of the state. BREDA has planned to connect its ailing off-grid […]

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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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KSERC Allows Cochin Port Authority To Re-Tender For 1.5MWp Floating Solar

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has allowed Cochin Port Authority to re-tender for the development of 1.5 MWp Grid Connected Floating Solar PV plant at Willingdon Island of the Port Authority under RESCO Model (BOOT) for 25 years. The court also allowed PPA for the 1.5 MWp Floating Solar and grid-connection of the […]

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JERC Rejects Plea of Puducherry Firm For Enhancing Net Metering Limit For Captive Solar

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for the State of Goa & Union Territories has rejected the petition filed by Puducherry-based Rane Brake Lining, seeking relaxation of provision 4.4 of JERC for State of Goa and UTs (solar PV grid interactive system based on net metering) Regulations 2019. The provision imposes a cap on maximum solar […]

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4000 Homes with Solar Panels & EV Parking To Be Up For Grabs in Maharashtra Soon

Homeowners have finally begun to recognise the benefits that solar offers. With around 40% subsidy on offer by the Government, residential solar rooftop is easy on the pocket. There is 20% subsidy for group housing societies and RWAs. Additionally, there is payback of as low as four years on investment. This awareness is complemented by […]

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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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