Factsheet: Grid injection of renewable electricity

Grid injection of renewable electricity

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Decree of 23 Dec 2010 to avoid the use of injection tariffs for electricity produced by renewable energy sources and quality combined heat and power
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Decreet van 23 december 2010 houdende wijziging van het Elektriciteitsdecreet van 17 juli 2000 en het Energiedecreet van 8 mei 2009, wat betreft het vermijden van injectietarieven voor elektriciteit geproduceerd door middel van hernieuwbare energiebronnen en kwalitatieve warmte-krachtkoppeling
Description: 
The grid operator performs all the tasks necessary for the injection of electricity produced by renewable energy sources and qualitative combined heat and power free of charge, except for the connection to the distribution network.
Goal/Aim: 
- Increase the share of renewable energy in electricity production. - Increase the share of CHP in electricity production.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
VREG (Flemish Regulator for Electricity and Gas) ; VEA - Flemish Energy Agency

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2010