BSES discoms have energized a record 3000 plus- 3140 to be precise – roof-top solar installations with a connected solar load of 106 MWp.
In the next financial year (FY 21-22), BSES discoms are aiming to energize over 1000 rooftop solar connections. The response to rooftop solar net metering has been very incredibly encouraging in BSES area.
If we analyze the data on the basis of energized solar load, then the biggest category is educational (43 MWp), followed by commercial (28 MWp), residential (23 MWp), industrial (3 MWp) and others (3 MWp).
In fact, roof-top solar is a big-hit among CGHS segment, where around 90 societies and apartment complexes have opted for roof-top solar with a sanctioned load of over 5 MWp.
The annual savings accruing to the consumers are over Rs 68 crore annually.
By opting for rooftop 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).
Reference- BSES Press Release, Business Standard, Times Of India