|Policy status:||In Force|
|Policy Type:||Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Feed-in tariffs/premiums, Economic Instruments>Market-based instruments, Regulatory Instruments|
|Renewable Energy Policy Targets:||Solar|
|Size of Plant Targeted:||Small and Large|
|Agency:||Ministry of Environement, Energy and the Sea|
|Renewable Energy Description:|
Since 2011, roof-top PV and ground mounted PV which installed capacity exceeds 100 kW are developed under a tendering scheme. There are two main categories of tenders:
Since 2011, three tender rounds were launched and completed in each category (2011, 2013, 2014-2015).
In 2015, a specific tender for overseas region was opened in order to procure 50 MW of solar PV projects and storage capacity. Winners were announced in June 2016 for this tendering round.
Since 2016 and as a consequence of the entry into force of the Energy Transition Act, a feed-in-premium scheme was introduced in France. As a result, all solar PV tenders opened from 2016 grant support in a form of a feed-in premium for projects larger than 500 kWc.
From the introduction of changes to the tendering scheme two auction rounds were opened:
|Related policies:||National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP)|
Last modified: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:50:58 CET