NET METERING RULES AND ROOFTOP SOLAR

Net Metering Rules

Solar plants could easily come up on roofs of educational institutions and industries, provided net metering rules are friendly.

Many educational institutions have acres of roofs. By blind logic, every one of these colleges and universities should have solar plants. But very few do. Solar plants could easily come up on educational and industrial roofs, provided net metering rules are friendly. Today, they are not, says Kuldeep Jain, Managing Director, CleanMax Solar. Unless net metering rules are rationalised, there is little scope for the rooftop movement living up to its expectation, says Vineeth Vijayaraghavan, a renewable energy analyst and editor, Panchabuta.

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