|Year:||2009 (last amended 2017)|
|Policy status:||In Force|
|Date Effective:||2009 (last amended 2017)|
|Date Ended:||2030 (Jan 1st)|
|Policy Type:||Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Feed-in tariffs/premiums|
|Renewable Energy Policy Targets:||Solar, Solar, Solar photovoltaic, Wind, Hydropower, Bioenergy, Biomass for power|
|Size of Plant Targeted:||Small, Small and Large|
|Agency:||National Commission for State Energy Regulation (NERC)|
|Legal References:||Bulletin of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (BVR), 2009, N 13, st.155; Amendments adjusting Green Tariff System Approved to the Electricity Law (Law no 10183;|
|Renewable Energy Description:|
"The Green Tariff" policy is a feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme for electricity generated from renewable energy sources was introduced in Ukraine in 2009. Scheme will be open until 1st of January 2030.
"The Law on Electrical Energy Industry" of 16th October 1997 created a legal framework for the "Green Tariff" scheme.
National Commission for State Energy Regulation (NERC) is responsible for management of the scheme, modification of the tariffs, granting and distributing financial support to the eligible parties. Support from the "Green Tariff" scheme can only be obtained upon the completion of a power plant.
Technologies eligible for the support:
The first amendment adjusting Green Tariff System Approved to the Electricity Law (Law no 10183) was adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on 20 Nov 2012 and went into force on 1st April 2013. The amendment introduced FITs for biogas and solar rooftops and facade installations. Also, the local content requirement was introduced. Local content requirement was set to gradually grow and reach 50% level. Only hydropower and plants and solar rooftops and facade installations are exempted from this rule.
The second amendment of the Green Tariff System was introduced on 4th of June 2015 scrapping local content requirement introduced in 2013. Instead, local content premium was introduced. Plants using components produced locally will receive additional premium paid on top of the regular feed-in tariff.
Under the new rules, the feed-in tariff levels in local currency will be adjusted every quarter based on the exchange rate of EUR to UAH starting from June 2015. Under previous legislation tariff rates were adjusted on a monthly basis.
Households with renewable installations under 30 kW are now eligible for the FIT support.
FIT rates from June 2015 were as follow:
The third amendment (called: “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Electricity”) adjusting the Green Tariff System was registered on 15th of September 2016 and adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on 22 December 2016. The provisions of the amendment entered into force in 2017.
The amendment established different feed-in tariff rates for renewable electricity produced by households and business entities. Installations benefiting from residential tariff cannot exceed 30 kW size. The tariffs do not include a VAT tax and are calculated against EUR exchange rate on a quarterly basis.
The amendment sets the following feed-in tariffs:
Feed-in tariff scheme is scheduled for closure in 2030.
|Related policies:||Law on Promotion of Biological Fuels Production and Use (No. 1391-VI)|
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