Net-metering immediate solution to current power shortage: CEO

Islamabad—Chief Executive Officer Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) Dr Rana Abdul Jabbar Friday said net-metering was an innovative and immediate solution to current power shortage. Speaking at inaugural ceremony of net-metering system, he said IESCO has given 14 net-metering connections to the consumers so far from where some 1.5 MW electricity is being acquired.
He said the system offers opportunities for commercial and domestic customers to generate electricity through solar panels and sell their extra electricity to IESCO.
He said both domestic and commercial consumers could generate 1kw to 1 MW electricity through net-metering system.
Dr Jabbar said adopting the net-metering technology would not only help improve efficiency of the company but also help meet energy requirement.—APP

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