Factsheet: Small Distributed Power Generation Using Renewable Energy

Small Distributed Power Generation Using Renewable Energy

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Small Distributed Power Generation Using Renewable Energy (No. 1122 K/30/MEM/2002)
Description: 
The Ministerial Regulation on Small Distributed Power Generation Using Renewable Energy was implemented in 2002 with the objective of promoting small-scale renewable energy power plants, by allowing enterprises to sell their power production or surplus power to the local utility’s power grid (if readily accessible). The maximum allowable capacity of the power plant is up to 1 MW and the electricity price is 60% of the utility’s production cost if it is connected to the low voltage grid, and it is 80% of the utility’s production cost if it is connected to medium voltage grid.
Goal/Aim: 
Increase the share of renewable energy in electricity production.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR)

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies stimulating domestic use of biomass => availability for export
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2002