BSES, part of the Rs 1,000 crore Reliance Infrastructure, today annouced it has installed 206 net metering connections with a sanctioned load of over 7 Megawatt across the country.
BSES after realizing its orders becomes the first discom in the country to install over 200 net metering connections, according to a company press release.
Net metering is a billing device that shows solar energy system owners the electricity they add back to the grid. A customer with a PV rooftop system can monitor the electricity generated during daylight hours and can also observe the electricity fed back to the grid, using a net metering system.
“Consumers have begun to see the benefits of roof stop solar and how it reduces their electricity bills due to which the response to Net Metering has been incredibly encouraging,” said a BSES official.
Both Government of India and the Delhi Government have very ambitious renewable energy plans and the potential of roof top solar in BSES area is in excess of 250-300 MW, the media statement added.
“Consumers opting of solar net metering save between Rs 1000 per month to around Rs 10 lakh per month,” added the official.
Forty schools and educational institutes have opted for ‘Net Metering’ connections from BSES with a total sanctioned load of over 1600 KW.
These schools include Vasant Valley, Tagore International, New Era Pubic School, Father Agnel School, Venketeshwara School, Bhatnagar International School, and M S Mukerjee Memorial School.
BSES further has nearly 50 connections with a sanctioned load of over 1.5 MW are under various stages of commissioning at the consumer’s end. Christian Jones Womens JerseyShare This