, Feed-in tariffs for micro and mini generation for 2013 (Portarias 430/2012 and 431 /2012)
Country:Portugal
Year:2011
Policy status:Superseded
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2011
Date Ended:2012 (December 31st)
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Feed-in tariffs/premiums
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Multiple RE Sources, Power, Multiple RE Sources
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small
Renewable Energy Description:

Ministerial Decree 284/2011 adjusts fixed tariffs dedicated to electricity generated from renewable energy sources in micro-generation plants.

As of 2012, the reference tariff for renewables micro generation will be reduced from the planned EUR 360/MWh to EUR 326/MWh. Micro generation tariffs are awarded for a 15 year period, devided between the first eight years and the subsequent seven years.

In the Decree Law 363/2007 implementing micro generators remuneration cheme, tboth reference tariffs - EUR 400/MWh for the efirst ight years and EUR 240/MWh for the subsequent seven years- were meant to be reduced by EUR 20/MWh per year.

Decree 284/2011 actually increases this annual tariff reduction from EUR 20/MWh to EUR 54/MWh for the first 8 years, and from EUR 20/MWh to EUR 35/MWh for the following 7 years.

Also, the present Decree includes a reduction from 25 MW to 10 MW of the overall subsidised capacity of micro generation that can be connected to the grid annually.

Related policies:Feed-in tariffs for micro and mini generation for 2014 , Feed-in tariffs for micro and mini generation for 2013 (Portarias 430/2012 and 431 /2012)

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