Info on REC, RPO & Open Access

  • Electricity generated from rooftop solar plant can be used to meet the RPO target set by the regulatory authorities.
  • Any additional electricity could be traded in the form of REC with consumers who fall short of their RPO target.
  • A rooftop solar plant provides support during peak hour demand and reduces dependence on grid & diesel generators.
  • Rooftop solar helps bolster energy independence and helps maintain productivity during power outages.
  • An investment in rooftop solar shows the commitment of the firm towards sustainable development. It helps improve the image of the company in customer’s mind.
  • It reduces the carbon footprint of the industry/firm.

Policy & Net metering regulations

Notified By Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission [HPERC]
Policy H.P. Solar Power Policy, 2016
Net Metering Regulations HPERC (Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive Systems based on Net metering) Regulations - 2015 ; First Amendment - 2018
Min System Size allowed (under net metering) 1 kWp
Max System size allowed (under net metering) 1 MW
Cap w.r.t sanctioned load Up to 80%
Cap w.r.t Distribution Transformer Capacity 30%

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