Year:2014 (Oct 20th)
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2014 (Oct 20th)
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources>Power
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small
Legal References:Decree-Law No. 153/2014

The Self consumption DL 153/2014 establishes the legal regimes applicable to the production of electricity for self consumption from Renewable sources.

Two types of units are considered:

  • Small Pruction Units Called UPP (Unidades de Pequena Produção) that considers mainly former Microgeneration and Minigeneration systems selling the total of produced electricity to the grid till 250 kW;
  • Selfconsumption Units called UPAC ( Unidades de Produção em Auto consumo) that considers any unit in Self consumption connected or not to the grid based on Renewable technologies being possible to sell to the grid the production exceeding the consumption.

The decree Law establishes the procedures for the licenses in the several cases, the audits of the installations, and the paying regimes for the electricity solod to the grid.

Related policies:Mini Production Law amendment (Decree Law 34/2011) , Microgeneration Law (Application Decree Law 118-A/2010)

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