Solar Net & Gross Metering in the state of Jharkhand

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This blog would cover the net-metering and gross-metering regulations for the state of Jharkhand. The regulations were issued in January, 2016 and would be valid upto March 2021. The gazette may be accessed here.

Distribution Licensees of Jharkhand who it applies to (refer): JBVNL (refer)

JUSCO (refer)

BPSCL (refer)

As an increasing trend, state regulatory commissions are including ‘gross metering’ as well in their regulations. Similarly, these regulations apply to both Gross and Net- Metering.


Anyone claiming accelerated depreciation on a project cannot avail gross metering, but only net-metering

A customer may only opt for either net-metering or gross metering for single or multiple projects within the same premises

Net/ Gross metering would be offered on a first come first serve basis

Capacity limit: 100% of the sanctioned load of the consumer