Applications for net-metering facility being accepted by KE

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A facilitation desk has been established by K-Electric. K-Electric has established the desk to receive applications from eligible residential, commercial and industrial customers interested in availing Net-Metering facility.

NEPRA’s Net-Metering guidelines were kept in mind before setting up the desk. The desk will facilitate customers to obtain a license and to sell their excess electricity back to the power utility. The customer eligible for this facility are all KE residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers having a 3-phase connection at 400V to 11 kV. After the approval of the application exported energy will be netted off against imported energy and charged as a prevailing tariff.

The process of application is made user-friendly with necessary information. The forms are available on the website of KE that is The dedicated team of the desk will serve as only point of contact for customers for entire net-metering application process.

Per K-Electric’s Spokesperson said that applications are being accepted from consumers to sell their excess electricity produced from solar PV panels or solar generators through K-Electric’s website for detailed guidelines.

The power utility and a bidirectional meter will be installed after the approval of an application that enables customer to sell excess energy.

After the application is approved by the power utility and a bi-directional meter is installed, the consumer can start selling excess energy. Alternate Energy Development Board (AEDB) approved vendors can install the solar PV Equipment. AEDB is a statutory organization established by Federal Government Power Division to facilitate, promote and encourage development of Renewable Energy in Pakistan.

K-Electric is ensuring provision of affordable and reliable energy solutions by inclusion of renewable sources in its fuel mix. K-Electric and Oursun Pakistan Limited has signed an energy purchase agreement (EPA) for a 50MW solar power project and will be start commercial operation in 2018.


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