Government says massive solar installation is affecting 30 million consumers, imposing Rs1.90 per unit burden on them

Pakistan government said on Saturday net-metering was promoting unhealthy investments in installation of solar power by affluent domestic and industrial consumers, hinting at cutting the buyback rates to discourage uptick in the sector

government approved the net-metering policy in 2017, allowing solar panel purchasers to sell power they produced to the national grid to spur the solar energy use and cut power shortages

government is paying Rs21 per unit for the net-metered electricity



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