Year:2012 (April 19th)
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2012 (April 19th)
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>User charges
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources>Power
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small
Agency:The Brazilian Energy Agency (ANEEL);
Legal References:ANEEL Net Metering Regulation 482/2012

On 19th of April 2012 Resolution 482 of The Brazilian Energy Agency (ANEEL) entered into force introducing net metering policy in Brazil for small scale renewable generators.

Renewable generators up to 1 MW capacity interconnected to low and medium-voltage grid are allowed to sell a surplus of the electricity back to the national grid in return for the electricity billing credit to be recuperated within 36 months.


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