Country:Pakistan
Year:2015 (Sept 1st)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2015 (Sept 1st)
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>User charges, Regulatory Instruments
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Solar, Wind
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small
Agency:The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA)
URL:http://www.nepra.org.pk/
URL:http://www.nepra.org.pk/Legislation/Regulations/NOTIFICATION%20SRO%20892%20-2015.PDF
Renewable Energy Description:

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. 

Last modified: Fri, 04 Sep 2015 12:02:08 CEST