Generic tariffs set for rooftop solar systems in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commissionhas set a generic tariff of Rs 3.61 per kWh for grid-connected solar power projects for capacity ranging from 1kW to 10 kW, Rs 3.37 per kWh for 11 kW-150 kW, and Rs 3.10 per kWh for 151 kW-999 kW.

The tariffs will be applicable for all consumer categories and will be valid until March 31, 2023. The tariffs will also apply to grid-connected solar energy systems commissioned during the control period specified in the order except for programs like Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM), for which TNERC will be issuing specific orders.The Commission had also issued a consultative paper on August 17, 2021, inviting stakeholders to comment on metering mechanisms, consumers’ eligibility, and tariff determination.

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