Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2009
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:Wind, Bioenergy>Biomass for power, Geothermal>Power, Multiple RE Sources>Power, Ocean, Solar, Solar Thermal
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Large
Agency:Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce
Legal References:Royal Decree Act 6/2009 of 30 April

Starting in May 2009, future renewable energy power projects must be pre-registered before they can eligible to receive feed-in tariffs. The provision does not apply to solar photovoltaic facilities. In order to be registered, a planned facility must meet all regulatory and administrative requirements, including building permits, provisions for transportation and distribution, grid access, and have adequate funding to cover at least 50% of investment costs. A financial guarantee also needs to be deposited with the Directorate General for Energy Policy and Mines, in the amount of EUR 20/kW, and of EUR 100/kW in the case of solar thermal technology.

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