Dispelling Myths: Rooftop Solar can Severely Impact Utilities

Dispelling Myths: Rooftop Solar can Severely Impact Utilities
Sector:Power Undertaken By:Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy Year Published:2017

Rooftop solar presents several business and innovation opportunities to utilities rather than being a threat to them. Since the rooftop solar market in India is in a nascent phase, Indian utilities are uniquely positioned to deploy innovative business models and technologies while learning from and improving upon global developments. It is important that utilities be supported through capacity building measures to understand the technical and commercial implications of rooftop systems as well as incentivised to support rooftop growth.