Draft Regulations Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (Net Metering Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive Systems) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2019

Dec 24, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Industry Specific Compliance

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) on December 18, 2019, has invited comments or suggestions on the Draft Regulations of GERC (Net Metering Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive Systems) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2019, to further amend the GERC (Net Metering Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive Systems) Regulations, 2016.

The amendments in the GERC (Net Metering Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive Systems) Regulations, 2016 are as under:

Ø  New definition will be inserted namely: Regulation 2.1 (oa)- Micro, Small and Medium (Manufacturing) Enterprise or MSME (Manufacturing) Enterprise.

Ø  Under Regulation 6 which specifies the criteria for Eligible Consumer and individual project capacity, the first para as well as the amended Regulations (First Amendment) shall stand amended as under:

The maximum Rooftop Solar PV System capacity to be installed at any Eligible Consumer’s premises except Residential Consumers (including connections for common utilities such as water works, elevators, common passage lights, street lights, garden, gym, swimming pool etc. which are being charged residential tariff) and MSME (Manufacturing) Enterprise shall be upto a maximum of 50% of consumer’s sanctioned load/contract demand; whereas in case of Residential Consumers (including connections for common utilities such as water works, elevators, common passage lights, street lights, garden, gym, swimming pool etc. which are being charged residential tariff) and MSME (Manufacturing) Enterprise, the Rooftop Solar PV System capacity shall be irrespective of their sanctioned load/contract demand.

Ø  Regulation 9 “Energy Accounting and Settlement” will stand replaced.        

Ø  Deletion of both the diagrams under “Net Metering configuration options” i.e. (1) Two-meter configuration without storage and (2) Two meter configuration with storage.

Therefore, the persons who are interested in filling the suggestions/objections may file the same with the Secretary, GERC, 6th floor, GIFT ONE, Road 5-C, Zone 5, GIFT City, Gandhinagar - 382 255 along with supporting documents (if any) in five sets duly supported by an affidavit on or before January 15, 2020.


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