A New Unified Web Portal i.e. https://solar.chd.gov.in for processing of Solar Net/Gross Applications launched today by Sh.Debendra Dalai, IFS, Chief Conservator of Forests-cum-Chief Executive Officer, CREST, Chandigarh on on 23rd August,2021 The Unified Web Portal developed by Chandigarh Renewable Energy and Science and Technology Promotion Society (CREST) in association with Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), World Bank and M/s E&Y will have purely Paperless Processing in a time bound manner and will bring transparency in the system and help in efficient monitoring and ease of doing business. Through this portal, the beneficiary can easily track their solar Net/Gross Metering Application and this portal is also linked with Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), SPIN portal for faster disbursement of subsidy.
The Net metering enables a user to sell the excess solar electricity that he doesn’t use back to the grid
The registration process on the previous portal i.e. www.solarchandigarh.com is also discontinued with the immediate effect and new registrations will only be done through this new portal. The programme was attended by Dr.Abdul Qayum, IFS, Addl. Chief Executive Officer, CREST and officials of CREST and Chandigarh Electricity Department.