Factsheet: Auction system for large RES-E plants

Auction system for large RES-E plants

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Auction system for large RES-E plants
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
aste per grandi impianti
Description: 
The revised version of renewable electricity subsidy system in Italy came into effect in 2012 and aims to support large-scale RES-E plants (more than 5 MW). A bidding system is put into practice for each RE source and each 6 months, and plants which all the construction and operations permissions can access to the bid; the plants offering the lowest price for electricity fed into the grid are subsidized, up to a given annual target.
Goal/Aim: 
Support electricity from renewable sources.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Gestore Servizi Energetici

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
annual cap on the total new build dedicated biomass capacity (>5MW)
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2012
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2012
Year Instrument & Measure Ended: 
2015