Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2012
Date Amended:


Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources>All, Multiple RE Sources
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Legal References:Executive order No. 1032 of 26/08/2013

Regulation on Net-metering for the Producers of Electricity for Own Needs exempts completely or partially electricity self-producers from paying tariffs, duties and VAT for the amount of electricity they export to the grid.

Electricity self-producers from generating electricity from all technologies except geothermal energy installations are eligible to benefit from the exemption. All installations must be connected to the grid, installed in the place of electricity consumption and owned by the consumer. 

In order to benefit from net metering regulation installation must be registered with

Only generators under 6 kW are eligible to participate in the scheme. 

Net metering is calculated on an hourly basis.

Two levels of benefits from net metering are outlined:

1) Full exemption from Public Service Obligation (PSO) for:

  • PV < 50kW,
  • Wind < 25kW, and
  • Other types of instillations < 11kW


2) Installations grater than above thresholds are exempted from obligation to pay renewable energy subsidy (which is a part of the PSO).


Related policies:Electricity Supply Act

year effective: 2012 (Nov 20th)

Last modified: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 12:36:24 CET