Tag: support scheme

Green certificates quota of 8.3 % adopted – Romania, 2 January 2017

The Romanian Ministry of Energy announced that the decision on approving the annual mandatory quota of electricity produced from renewable sources, benefiting from the support scheme through green certificates for 2017 has been adopted by the Government. The mandatory quota is set to 8.3 % of the total domestic electricity consumption, despite the protests of […]

Slight ETMEAR surcharge hike for industry, slight drop for households – Greece, 26 December 2016

Greek Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE) has decided to slightly increase RES-supporting ETMEAR surcharges for all industrial consumers and medium-voltage consumers which use over 13 GWh of electricity per year, while the surcharge for households would be slightly lowered, thus leaving the average level of ETMEAR surcharges unchanged. The slight hike for industrial consumers will […]

EC approved amendments to renewables law – Romania, 19 December 2016

The European Commission (EC) adopted a decision in which it approves changes to the green certificates support scheme for the production of electricity from renewable energy sources (RES) in Romania, stating that the amendments are in line with the EC’s rules regarding the state aid. However, smaller RES producers in Romania consider that these amendments […]