BSES discoms, BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL), and BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL), have installed 3,140 rooftop solar net metering connections with a connected solar load of 106 MWp in Delhi.
February 24, 2021. By News Bureau
BSES discoms, BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL), and BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL), has installed 3,140 rooftop solar net metering connections with a connected solar load of 106 MWp in Delhi.
The company said that it has been aggressively promoting roof-top solar in South, West, East, and Central Delhi, and it aims to install more than 1,000 roof-top solar connections in FY 2021-22.
As per the data released by the company, the highest number of connections are in the domestic segment (1805), followed by educational institutions (655), commercial establishments (554), industrial (35), and others (91), thereby totaling 3140 overall connections.
The company has energized ‘roof-top net metering’ connections from a sanctioned load of 1KW to 2,000 KW. Consumers have begun to see the benefits of roof-top solar connections.
The annual savings for the consumers are over Rs 68 crore annually. By opting for roof-top solar, consumers in the commercial category are estimated to save around Rs 25.8 crore annually, followed by educational institutions (Rs 23.73 crore) and residential consumers (Rs 9.8 crore).
According to a BSES Spokesperson, “In a bid to realize its full potential, BSES is leading the efforts for accelerated adoption of roof-top solar in the national capital. Our Solar City initiative is promising to be a game-changer. Besides promoting the adoption of solar, the initiative is a win-win proposition for both the consumers and the discom alike. The solar outreach program is also educating consumers about the benefits of solar energy while ensuring strict quality compliance of the systems being installed. It is also facilitating various finance options available to the consumers.”
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