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MERC (Net Metering for Roof-top Solar PV Systems) Regulations, 2015


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These norms shall apply only to Roof-top Solar PV Systems which seek connectivity with the Networks of the Distribution Licensees.

HT (11 kV and above) Consumers may install and connect Roof-top Solar PV System at their LT Bus Bar System : Provided that, in such cases, the Net Meter shall be installed on the HT side of the Transformer.

An Eligible Consumer may install or enhance the capacity of, or upgrade the Roof-top Solar PV Systems at different locations within the same premises : Provided that the total capacity of such Systems within the same premises shall not exceed the individual capacity limits specified in these Regulations.


About Ritesh Pothan

Ritesh Pothan, is an accomplished speaker and visionary in the Solar Energy space in India. Ritesh is from an Engineering Background with a Master’s Degree in Technology and had spent more than a decade as the Infrastructure Head for a public limited company with the last 9 years dedicated to Solar and Renewable Energy. He also runs the 2 largest India focused renewable energy groups on LinkedIn - Solar - India and Renewables - India
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