Net Meter in Maharashtra

Maharashtra has the eighth largest installed solar power generation capacity in India. The state’s solar capacity at the end of 2018 stood at 1,311 MW, with solar now accounting for 3% of the overall installed electricity generation capacity. A strong net metering policy in the state would further strengthen the rooftop solar adoption in the state.


Top Electricity supply companies in Maharashtra are:


i) Best Undertaking
ii) Tata Power 
iii) Adani Power
iv) Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB)
v) Torrent Power



Documents required for Net Meter Connection:


i) Aadhar Card
ii) Latest electricity bill
iii) Photo
iv) Pan Card
v) Net Meter application form


If you are applying through Best Undertaking, click on the link here:


You will get all the details such as application form, net metering guidelines and procedures, draft connection agreement, etc.


For Tata Power, the entire procedure is offline. You will have to visit their office to apply for net metering. You can call or Whatsapp TATA 24 Hours helpline number @ 7045116237. They will help you with the net metering process details.


For Adani Power, click on the web link below for metering agreement with the company. This link lists out the eligibility criteria, compliance requirements, terms & conditions, technical and interconnection requirements, etc. 


For MSEB NET METERING click on the link: 


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You can click on the different PDFs present here according to your requirement. This website lists out procedure for net metering, application form, and the connection agreement.


How to Apply for Net Metering in Maharashtra?


Step1: Search in Google "mahadiscom", and Visit on Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (Mahadiscom) website


Step 2: After opening website, Click on Consumer Portal.


Step 3: After clicking Consumer Portal, you will redirect on Consumer Access Portal. Just you have to  click on Quick Access.



Step4: Go to RE Rooftop Net Metering -> Apply for RE Rooftop link.


Step 5: After clicking "Apply for RE Rooftop" and read all basic guidelines.


Instructions for filling the form:

I. Correct Email address and Mobile number is mandatory for OTP. If you want to modify, please Click here.


II. Kindly fill complete and correct information in relevant column.


III. Applicant will be solely responsible for incomplete or incorrect information.


IV. Applicant is requested to note the request id for future tracking of the application.


V. Please provide the correct consumer number, so that your request can be assigned to proper MSEDCL field office.


VI. System will check for outstanding arrears on connection if any. Your application will not be accepted or liable for cancellation at any stage if the connection is default in Arrears.


VII. Application Processing fees (Non Refundable)


a) Low Tension Consumer Rs. 500 for consumer having Sanctioned Load or Contract Demand upto 20 kW and Rs 100 thereafter for every 20 kW or part thereof.


b) High Tension Consumer Rs. 5000/-


VIII. Cost of Net Meter, Generation meter (Source wise) and all costs related to the setting up of the Renewable Energy Generating System shall be borne by consumer.


IX) Application will be submitted only after the payment of processing fees. Till then application can be saved.


X) Application will be automatically cancelled if the Rooftop Renewable Energy Generating system is not commissioned within 6 months from the date of Sanction of application.


Documents to be submitted:


a) If RE Generating system is self owned


1. Technical details of Renewable Energy Generating Station, Inverter and other equipment of System proposed to be installed. (Mandatory)


2. General Power of Attorney in favour of signatory in case of Partnership Firms; certified true copy of the Resolution, authorizing the signatory to deal with the concerned Distribution Licensee,passed by the Board of Directors in case of Companies (as applicable).


b) If RE Generating system is not self owned 1. In addition to above in (a), Third Party Leasing Agreement. (Mandatory)


c) If RE System Capacity is 200 KW and above 1. In addition to above in (a), Electrical Inspector Permission (Mandatory)


You can fill General Details, Technical Details, & Application Details from this link:


ANNEXURE-1 Procedure for Net Metering


ANNEXURE-2 Application Form


ANNEXURE-3 Net Metering Connection Agreement

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vijay - September 16, 2020

formet of general power of attony

Subhash Fand - August 6, 2020

I wish to install the roof top solar power about 1kwv mono crystal panel with nano inverter. I am residing in Housing society is it necessary to take permission from society

Chandra prakash - November 13, 2019

Chattisgarh me net metering ke liy kya procedures h

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