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[Case Study] 42.2 kW K-Electric Net Metering Services

By March 24, 2020November 24th, 20203 Comments
K-Electric net metering

A net energy meter keeps track of all the power your solar system produces. Any solar energy that you do not use simultaneously with production will go back into the electrical grid through the meter. At night or on cloudy days, when your system is not producing more than your building needs, you will consume electricity from the grid as normal.

Here we have a very unique case at hand. A high profile client with a pre-installed 42.4kW system installed within the residential premises had been operating their solar system for self-consumption. The client approached us to get their system net-metered after up-gradation per NEPRA, AEDB & KE requirements.

The Client procured the services of Zorays SMC Pvt Limited to get the preinstalled 42.2kW solar power system tied with the K-Electric grid. This pre-installed system required to retrofit to meet compliance with AEDB & K-Electric net-metering regulations.

It was a good learning experience for all, particularly designed with power optimizers and programming of Zero Export Device. Currently, this system meets 100% of the client’s mansion’s electricity requirements from 10 am to 4 pm. And once this application is processed, the client will make save more on electricity units by availing the benefits of net-metering. — Hatim Mustafa

This system complies with all the net-metering guidelines. Please note the following particulars of the project:

1) Notice to proceed requested on February 26th, 2020.

2) Net-metering application to be processed for the allowable limit per sanction load and current wiring capacity. 21kW for net-metering, 21kW for self-consumption.

Current total sanction load for 3 meters is 32kW (15kW+15kW+2kW).

We were to apply for net-metering against the combined sanction load and have the 3 meters replaced 1 CTO meter.

3) AC ground and Lightning groundworks, if not performed onsite.

4) The existing structure has been utilized, no structural changes will be made

This system complies with all the net-metering guidelines.

3 Comments

  • COVID19 says:

    KE will not collect meter rent and bank charges from its consumers as per Tariff Terms and Conditions for consumers of K-Electric Limited modified by National Electric Power Regulatory Authority’s (NEPRA) on July 05, 2018. According to the previous tariff, lifeline customers were categorised as consumers with consumption of less than and equal to 50 units in the current month. However, this criterion has now been revised as per NEPRA directives.

  • Abdul Latif says:

    Looking 20-25 kW solar system with halfcut cells in Faisalabad

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