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Net Metering Policy Continues to be a Drag on India’s Rooftop Solar Sector

  • Date : 17/09/2018
  • Source : Mercomindia.Com

Andrew Hines, Co-founder of CleanMax Solar, a rooftop solar developer, said MSEDCL’s proposal to replace net metering with gross metering is consistent with its pattern of trying to discourage rather than encourage rooftop solar adoption. “MSEDCL’s argument is that under net metering, consumers are supplied to the grid at the prevailing grid tariff, and not at a competitive wholesale price. In reality, the vast majority of rooftop solar projects are still net importers of power from the grid every month,