How to Apply And Where To Apply For Net Metering?
Here is the complete guide for the consumers of Pesco, who wants to apply for the net metering. Please follow the instruction as given below with full details and procedure for the connection of net metering.
APPLICATION AND INTERCONNECTION PROCESS
The SOP for load above 25KW as approved by BoD PESCO in its 120th meeting Dated 30th Oct. 2017 as notified by Company secretary PESCO letter no 2228-29/ 120th BoD. Dated 09/11/2017 shall be in vogue.
As purchase of Energy is involved, so all the cases must be monitored by the office of DG MIRAD PESCO. Cases of above 25KW sanctioned load, DG License from NEPRA shall be received and processed through the office of DG MIRAD PESCO.
Reference to Decision taken by Federal Cabinet in its meeting held on 31.08.21, NEPRA letter no.
DG(Licensing)/LAN-100/41048 dated 19.11.21, the consumers with sanctioned load below 25KW
were exempted from obtaining generation license from NEPRA regarding DG facility metering.
A revised activity flow chart for net-metering was issued vide circular # B/3/2/ACWA/19-PF dated: –
18/01/2022 by Ministry of Energy GoP. Based on these directions, a revised Net-metering SOP for PESCO is hereby proposed for approval please.
Reference to Decision taken by Federal Cabinet in its meeting held on 31.08.21, NEPRA letter no. DG(Licensing)/LAN-100/41048 dated 19.11.21 and direction of the PESCO Management to
expedite the net metering, the existing PESCO’s workflow for processing of Net Metering
applications from 5KW and above is proposed as under:
The Net-metering connections are hereby proposed to be allowed on those feeders having less than 50% ATC loss so as to avoid PESCO from further loss of the Imported Energy from the Net-
1.1. Submission of Application form: (Processing Time = 2 Days)
PESCO offices shall receive Net-metering applications (up to 1MW) according to the existing
sanctioning powers as defined in NEPRA Consumer Service Manual-2021, on first come first serve
For connections on General Transformer, Net-metering connection be granted until the grid
connected solar roof top photovoltaic (SRTPV) installed capacity reaches 30% of the closest
upstream general distribution transformer rated capacity on the verification by Sanctioning officer.
1.2. Provide information and NEPRA approved documents:
Any applicant who meets the requirement of DG as defined in NEPRA (Alternative & Renewable Energy) Distributed Generation and Net Metering Regulations, 2015, submits their application along with all necessary documents to PESCO Sanctioning Office. Standard Application form is attached as Schedule-II.
1.3. Submission of application along with requisite documents in original: Following list of Documents are required to be submitted with application form:
|1||Inspection of Electrical Installation Certificate Signed by authorized
Engineer of AEDB Certified Company as per direction of AEDB issued
vide letter No. B/3/1/Net Met/09 dated 13-02-2018
|2||Site plan showing location of external disconnect switch.||Mandatory|
|3||Schematic drawings, Single line diagram of the system.||Mandatory|
|4||Technical Data of components including solar modules, invertors, etc.||Mandatory|
|5||Copy of last paid electricity bill. (Name of applicant and name mentioned
on electricity bill must be same).
|6||Attested copy of CNIC.||Mandatory|
|7||Agreement form as per Schedule-I.||Mandatory|
|8||Application form as per Schedule-II.||Mandatory|
|9||Application for exemption from the requirement of section 24 of the Act
as specified in schedule-IV.
|11||Electric Inspector wiring test report (for above 25KW cases).||Mandatory|
|12||Affidavit by Distributed generator as specified in Schedule-VI.||Mandatory|
|13||Load flow study (for 25 KW and above If required).||Mandatory|
|14||AEDB/ DG MIRAD PESCO attested copy of “DG Certificate” of installer
|15||Any other document.||If required|
1.4. Acknowledgement of application:
PESCO Sanctioning Office will acknowledge its receipt (with clear proper diary number and date) and inform the applicant whether the application is completed in all respect or not.
1.5. Incomplete application form: (Processing Time = 5 Days)
In case the application is found incomplete as per above check list, PESCO Sanctioning Office will
return the application and will ask the applicant to complete the application and re-submit it. The
applicant will have to re-submit the application in complete form to PESCO Sanctioning Office
within 2 Days.
For more and complete guide download the pdf manual with the given link below.