Factsheet: Feed-in tariff order

Feed-in tariff order

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
feed-in tariff order
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
tariffa omnicomprensiva
Description: 
The revised version of feed-in tariff system in Italy came into effect in 2012 and aims to support small-scale RES-E plants (less than 5 MW). The feed-in tariff is available for electricity fed into the grid and produced by bio-liquids, solid biomass and biogas, and excludes on site consumption. The tariff is differentiated according to plant size, typology of input fuel (agricultural and forestry by-products, dedicated crops, organic fraction of wastes), option of high quality cogeneration, use of district heating, air emission levels, sustainability of the biomass supply chain. The accreditation is based on a specific process, carried out by GSE, and up to a given annual target of cumulative installed power. Once a plant has been accredited, the electricity exported to the grid (excluded a percentage for plant self consumption) is bought by GSE at the rates fixed by the TO 2012.
Goal/Aim: 
Support electricity from renewable sources.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Gestore Servizi Energetici

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
limit of support to small scale RES (<5MW)
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2012
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2012
Year Instrument & Measure Ended: 
2015