NEM Connection Scheme

The NEM connection scheme takes the following into consideration Safety Compliance to regulatory requirements Cost Connection with minimum changes to the existing network Types of Connection For indirect Solar PV power generation system, following types are connection are required. Type A – required for LV customers Type B – required for MV/HV customers Which type…

Net Metering Testing & Commissioning Requirement

When it comes to net metering testing, following tests are required.  Inverter compliance test  NEM consumer is required to comply that the inverter units are according to the  requirements of the guidelines. The certified results of the compliance test have  to be submitted for verification.  Interconnection compliance tests Before going ahead with commissioning, it’s required you test…

NEM Application Process

It’s mandatory for the NEM consumer to submit the application to Distribution Licensee so they can perform technical assistance on the submission. This technical assistance is required for all indirect Solar PV power generation systems running above the capacity of 12kWp. Here are the benefits of this assessment: Safety Helps the NEM applicant to determine…

NEM Overview

The Malaysian government has implemented its net metering scheme for the country, which started in 2017. The scheme was first announced in 2016 by the Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Datuk Seri Maximus Ongkil. The 500 MW NEM will be divided into 100 MW blocks for each year until 2020 in Peninsular Malaysia…

NEM Assembly Study & Charges

Net metering policies have been designed to give users credit on their utility bills for generating more electricity than they use at the full retail electricity rates. That is, net energy metering helps consumers account for these excess energy by crediting consumers for the excess electricity their panels produce for future use. However, NEM Assessment…

NEM Excess Energy Calculation

The surplus energy supply to NEM consumers will be determined based on the leading displaced cost of the necessary voltage level supplied at the existing coupling point. Note also that the net electricity billing shall be calculated based on the following criteria: Net Billing = [Energy Consumed from DL (kWh) x Gazetted Tariff] – [Energy…

NEM Installation Types and Capacity Limits

The types of installation include: Rooftop installation, and Car parks, garage or any related structures installations Capacity limitation: The maximum capacity of Photovoltaic (PV) installation system for both industrial as well as commercial customers for single phase is 1 MWp, approximately 75% highest possible consumption or about 60% fuse rating or at least a minimum…

NEM Eligibility

Only consumers who are duly registered with Sabah and Labuan (SESB), and are members of the Distribution Licensee in Peninsular Malaysia are eligible. Consumers who are defaulting and have not paid their bills are blacklisted and disqualified from applying for the NEM scheme. Consumers who are under the categories of TNB/SESB, and are subscribers to…

Net Metering Malaysia

While Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) has been running for more than a decade to encourage the production of clean energy by home owners, business owners, private investors and the like. Clean Energy Cashback is a concept that has taken a shift when it comes to you saving your electricity bills while making profits. Commencing November 1 2016,…