June 2021

KERC Revises Electricity bills For FY2021-22

By |2021-06-17T01:14:13+05:30June 17th, 2021|

KARNATAKA ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has revised the electricity bills for the Financial Year (FY) 2021-22 across the Karnataka State with effect from April 1st 2021. The Commission has approved an average increase in tariff by 30 (thirty) paise per unit (considering increase in Fixed/ Demand and Energy charges) for [...]

February 2020

Case Study – Apartment makes money from Solar | Reduce BESCOM bill

By |2020-06-14T20:06:29+05:30February 8th, 2020|

On 25/08/2018, EcoSoch commissioned one of its first apartment project for Hemalatha Heights at Bangalore. As part of this case study, we would be comparing the BESCOM bill of this apartment pre & post solar installation. Details of the project are provided below: Description Specifications Capacity 35kWp Modules Waaree 335Wp - 105 modules [...]

January 2020

Case Study – Net Metering Vs Gross Metering

By |2020-06-09T20:44:30+05:30January 27th, 2020|

Case Study for a Factory Let’s say, your factory consumes 100 units every day between the peak hours of 10 AM to 11AM (1 hour period). Your solar system too produces 100 units during this same period. Assume that, based on your investment, the cost of generating 1 unit of solar energy from [...]

September 2019

Karnataka(BESCOM) Solar Rooftop Policy for 2019-20

By |2019-09-17T02:54:58+05:30September 16th, 2019|

Finally, after a long wait of more than four and half months, Solar Rooftop Policy is out in Karnataka State for the year 2019-20. Before we go through the total content about the policy, let's go through the important points in the new policy: For grid connected megawatt scale solar power projects of less [...]

October 2018

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October 2017

New BESCOM tariff order for in respect of Multiple/Combined Solar Rooftop Photovoltaic (SRTPV) Installations in a single premises

By |2018-01-17T18:20:52+05:30October 19th, 2017|

A new policy has been drafted for buildings with multiple BESCOM meters and wants to go for multiple solar PV installations. This allows for installation of multiple solar PV systems in common roof-top area. BESCOM allows options of both net and gross metering with this order depending on how the connections are to be made. [...]

20 Benefits In Going Solar On Our Homes Now

By |2018-01-17T18:20:53+05:30October 18th, 2017|

1. Reduce your electricity bill The immediate benefit of it is to drastically reduce your electricity bill to zero or near zero. Solar is a one-time investment with a guaranteed life of 25 years. With the 25 years of Power purchase agreement between you and the state government, while the electricity that you [...]

April 2017

Impact of BESCOM tariff hike 2017-18

By |2018-01-17T18:20:53+05:30April 13th, 2017|

Much awaited circular for the year from KERC(Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission) is out: KERC has announced the revised electricity tariff for the ESCOM consumers in Karnataka. Not many surprises, as there is an increase in the tariff compared to the previous year. Even though the BESCOM had asked for hikes up to Rs. 1.5  per [...]

New KERC_BESCOM revised Electricity tariff for 2017-18

By |2018-01-17T18:20:53+05:30April 11th, 2017|

Category Description Particulars Existing Tariff as per Tariff Order-2016 Particulars Approved as per Tariff Order 2017 Remarks BJ/KJ Fully subsidized by GOK Free Fully subsidized by GOK Free Fully Subsidized by GoK Monthly Min. per Installation per Month. Rs 30/- Monthly Min. per Installation per Month. Rs 30/- CDT(Commission Determined Tariff) EC per [...]