New PLTS rooftop rules, now customers can export 100 percent electricity in PLN – Archyde

JAKARTA, – Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (ESDM) has officially issued a new regulation for rooftop solar power plants (PLTS Roof).

The regulation is included in Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Regulation No. 26 of 2021 on grid-connected rooftop solar power plants.

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Director-General of EBTKE at the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources Dadan Kusdiana said the new regulation is an improvement over the previous regulation to improve the governance and economics of rooftop solar power plants.

This regulation is also a step to respond to the existing dynamic and to facilitate people’s desire to get electricity from renewable energy sources and their desire to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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“The Minister of Energy and Natural Resources No. 26 of 2021 on rooftop solar power plants can be implemented and has been supported by all stakeholders, according to the results of a coordination meeting chaired by the Coordinating Minister of Economy on January 18, 2022,” Dadan said in his on Saturday (22.1.2020) quoted statement. 2022).

The ESDM Ministerial Order contains a number of fundamental substances, the most important of which is an increase in the provisions for the export of PLTS roof power to PT PLN (Persero).

The new regulation increases the export regulations for electricity kWh from PLTS roof users from 65 percent to 100 percent.

The electricity export is used to calculate the electric energy of PLTS roof customers and can reduce the customer’s monthly electricity bill to PLN.

Then the excess accumulated difference in invoices will be zeroed, extended from 3 months to 6 months.

Then the application period for Rooftop PLTS is shorter, namely 5 days without adjustment to the Power Purchase Agreement (PJBL) and 12 days with adjustment to the PJBL.

In addition, the regulation governs an application-based service mechanism to facilitate application submission, reporting, and monitoring of the Rooftop PLTS program.

The opening up of CO2 trading opportunities through solar rooftop photovoltaics. In addition, a PLTS Rooftop Complaints Center will be set up to receive complaints from PLTS Rooftop customers or non-PLN companies (IUPTLU holders).

Finally, through the ministerial regulation, there is also an extension of regulations not only for PLN customers, but also for customers with IUPTLU holders.

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