Royal Decree Law 15/2012 on tax policy aimed at energy sustainability

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 2 May 2017

The Law imposes a 7 percent tax on electricity generation starting Jan 1, 2013. To be applied to all the electricity generators.
An amendment to the Law, eliminates the right to be remunerated under the premium-based system for the sale of electricity attributable to the use of fuels at generation facilities that use any non-consumable renewable energy as a primary energy source, except in the case of hybrid facilities that use consumable and non-consumable renewable energy sources, in which case the use of consumable energy could qualify for the premium.

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