Solar Rooftop Awareness Workshop for WZPDCL, Khulna
REEEP II conducted an awareness workshop on solar rooftop system for the orientation of recently adopted net metering guideline to the utility WZPDCL (West Zone Power Distribution Company Limited) as well as for motivating potential investors in the region under the jurisdiction of WZPDCL. The target participants were the engineers of WZPDCL, academia and the industry owners. Representatives from Khulna University, frozen fish processing industries, shrimp culture industries, cable industries were present in the workshop. Mr. Md. Helal Uddin, Chairman & Additional Secretary, SREDA was present as the chief guest. Mr. Siddique Zobair, Member (EE&C) & Additional Secretary, SREDA and Mrs. Salima Jahan, Member (RE) and Joint Secretary, SREDA were present at the event as special guests. Md. Shafique Uddin,Managing Director of WZPDCL was the chair of the workshop. Two separate sessions were conducted on the same day 14 March 2019 at WZPDCL in Khulna.
Training Session for WZPDCL
A daylong training was conducted for WZPDCL. A total of 75 WZPDCL members including the management, officials, engineers and executives of WZPDCL participated in the event. The training covered the concept behind the development of Net Metering Guideline, the purpose, and involvement of utilities for technical, management, operation and maintenance of rooftop solar as well as the relevant grid integration issues. Also, examples of Net Metering pilot projects were presented by consultants including lessons learnt from pilot projects.