|Year:||2014 (Mar 31st)|
|Policy status:||In Force|
|Date Effective:||2014 (Mar 31st)|
2015 (October 8th)
|Policy Type:||Economic Instruments, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives|
|Renewable Energy Policy Targets:||Multiple RE Sources|
|Size of Plant Targeted:||Small|
|Agency:||Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE)|
|Legal References:||Executive Decree N° 39220, ammendment to AR-NT-POASEN-2014|
|Renewable Energy Description:|
The regulation AR-NT-POASEN-2014 established net metering for micro- and small renewable energy producers in Costa Rica. The regulation establishes two modalities of the net metering available:
The regulation also establishes individual and collective capacity limits for generators under net metering, depending on technical features of the grid.
The Executive Decree N°39220 regulates distributed generation for self consumption using renewable energy and simple net metering. It seeks to contribute to the existing electrical model in the country and ensuring at the same time the quality of the electricity for all users.
In order to view a full version of Costa Rica's Regulation on Net-Metering click here.
Last modified: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 17:49:02 CET