Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission recently issued a notification for the order on the Rooftop solar PV Grid Interactive System based on net-metering 2019. The summary of the order is as below:
Applicability: The order will be applicable to all the domestic supply consumers with an approved Letter of Approval post 15th November 2018, as per HPERC (Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive System based on Net Metering) Regulations, 2015 and who have thereafter installed such system.
This order will be applicable only in such cases where the domestic supply consumer installs the solar rooftop photovoltaic (PV) grid interactive system based on net metering.
In case of a net-metering plant, the distribution licensee will pay per kWh rate to the domestic supply consumers for the excess energy generated. Further, the same will be applied to ground-mounted solar PV plant from 5MW capacity located in the state. The credit will be equal to 30% of weighted average/kWh rate which the distribution licensee has purchased from the generator.