Meghalaya sets new RPO targets

The Meghalaya State Electricity Regulatory Commission has fixed solar RPOs and non-solar RPOs of 0.75 per cent and 3.25 per cent, respectively, of the total electricity consumed (excluding hydropower) during financial year 2018-19. For the year 2020-21, the solar and non-solar RPOs have been fixed at 1.25 per cent and 4.75 per cent respectively. These rates are applicable for all discoms in the state, captive power generators as well as open access customers, and are valid up to March 31, 2021.