Pakistan net metering policy for solar PV and wind projects

Source: JOIN IEA/IRENA Policy and Measures Database
Last updated: 4 September 2015

On 1st of September 2015 the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) of Pakistan approved a net metering programme.

Solar PV and wind generators under 1 MW of capacity are allowed to sell back produced electricity to the national grid. The payment for purchase of electricity from distributed solar and wind generation units shall be the same as the off-peak electricity rate charged by utility companies for electricity sold to distributed solar and wind generation units. Residential, commercial and industry scale owners of the eligible generators can participate in the scheme. 

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