DERC notifies new metering norms
NEW DELHI: Delhi’s Power regulatory Authority DERC has notified group and virtual net metering framework, paving way for installation of rooftop and agri-solar plants in residential areas and villages in the city. The net metering framework aimed at promoting solar and other forms of renewable energy was notified with approval of Power minister Satyendar Jain, a Delhi government statement said. Jain hailed the notified net metering framework as helpful in implementing the Delhi government’s vision of sustainability and decentralisation in-line with the government’s political vision of ‘Bijli Swaraj’ (Power self-reliance). GNM will be applicable for all consumers of Delhi while VNM will involve residential consumers, government offices and solar energy policy for farmers, it said.