Country:Costa Rica
Year:2014 (Mar 31st)
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2014 (Mar 31st)
Policy Type:Economic Instruments, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Multiple RE Sources
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small
Agency:Board of Directors of the Public Services Regulatory Authority (Junta Directiva de la Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos)
Legal References: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:

  • “Simple” net metering, where monthly surplus is credited towards the next month, and after a year any surplus is cancelled;
  • “Complete” net metering, where yearly surplus is remunerated. A regulation defining the prices under the “complete” modality went into public consultation in March 2015.

The regulation also establishes individual and collective capacity limits for generators under net metering, depending on technical features of the grid.

Related Documents:

In order to view a full version of Costa Rica's Regulation on Net-Metering click here.

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