Factsheet: Tenders for renewable energy plants

Tenders for renewable energy plants

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Act on the Modernisation and Development of Public Electricity Supply - Tenders
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Loi n°2000-108 du 10 février 2000 relative à la modernisation et au développement du service public de l'électricité - Appels d'offres
Description: 
A promotional tariff may be awarded to the winners of tenders for the construction of renewable energy plants. The ministry responsible for energy invites tenders at irregular intervals to reach the target production of electricity from renewable sources, which is specified in the multi-annual investment plant (Programmation Pluriannuelle des Investissements PPI), (art. 8 Loi n°2000-108). The calls for tenders are published in the official gazette of the European Union. The actual payment to be awarded is calculated in accordance with the successful tenderer's finance plan (art. 1 Décret n°2002-1434).
Goal/Aim: 
Support electricity from renewable sources.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministère de l’Ecologie, du Développement durable et de l´Energie – Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
conditions to receive FIT
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2000
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2012