The TNERC had issued an order related to the Tamil Nadu Solar policy. This order follows the comments and feedback the TNERC received for its consultative paper on the policy(The consultative paper can be accessed here).
The order covers the following areas
a. Solar Purchase Obligations(SPO) – the order clarifies on the RPO obligated entities, the enforcement mechanism and the “forbearance price”. The “Forbearance price “set by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission(CERC) is Rs. 13400/REC ( or Rs. 13.40/kWh).(Click here for more details).
b. Net metering – The ruling on net metering is quite interesting and will have a huge influence on the deployment of rooftop PV systems. The ruling is reproduced below.
The order shares all the comments/suggestions it has got from the stakeholders. The order can be downloaded here.
PS: Some good recommendations on net-metering by Prayas Group, Pune can be found here.
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