|Year:||2012 (July 6th)|
|Date Effective:||2012 (July 6th)|
|Policy Type:||Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Feed-in tariffs/premiums, Policy Support|
|Policy Target:||Multiple RE Sources, Bioenergy, Geothermal, Hydropower, Ocean, Solar, Wind|
|Agency:||Ministry of Economic Development|Ministry for Environment, Territory and Sea|Gestore dei Servizi Energetici|
|Legal References:||Ministerial Decree 6th July 2012|
|Funding:||A3 electricity tariff component|
A level of 5.8 billion Euros per year has been set in aggregate for all incentives to be paid under the regime of incentives for renewable energies excluding solar PV. The new incentive starts to be granted from the 1st of January, 2013. Plants that were already permitted before the date of entry into force of the decree and that will enter into operation by 30 April 2013 may, however, decide to be admitted to the green certificates regime (anyway they may be converted into the new regime in the future).
The application for the granting of the incentives is regulated depending upon the capacity of the plant and different systems are provided for:
Refitting of existing plants are exempt from tendering. In order to access the tariffs following categories of plants shall go through competitive tenders:
The threshold triggering the tender is equal to 5 MW, except for hydro for which it is 10 MW and geothermal for which it is 20 MW. The tendered capacities are those indicated in Annex 1.
The following categories of plants shall go through the booking by means of preregistration:
Between the communication of the registration and the entry into operation the maximum time gap shall be
A 12 months delay is allowed before losing the registration, but a 0.5% penalty for each month of delay applies on the applicable tariff. After losing the admission, a new successful application leads in any case to a tariff reduced by 15% on the applicable level. The following plants can access the tariffs directly upon entry into operation:
|Related policies:||Introduction of the Green Certificates System , RES Promotion - Decree implementing Directive 2009/28/EC , Renewable energy provisions for the Green Certificates System|
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