Bulgaria intends to present FITs for solar systems approximately 30 kW

Jun 3, 2020 02:43 PM ET
  • The government is thinking about a EUR0.12/ kWh feed-in toll for PV setups with a generation capacity of approximately 5 kW as well as of EUR0.10 for 5-30 kW systems. If carried out, the plan will come into force next month.
Bulgaria intends to present FITs for solar systems approximately 30 kW
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The Bulgarian federal government is preparing to reintroduce feed-in tariff settlements for roof PV for a year, in a relocation which can restore the nation's solar field after years of restricted growth.

The 12-month plan, yet to be embraced by the energy and water regulatory authority, would come into pressure at the start of following month and also end at the end of June next year, according to Anton Zhelev, board participant of the Bulgarian Solar Organization.

Under the draft strategy, a toll of BGN238.07/ MWh (EUR121.72) would certainly be applied to rooftop PV installations not going beyond 5 kW in size, and also settlements of BGN198.27 would be established for 5-30 kW systems.

Zhelev informed pv magazine the suggested reward is not anticipated to include a cap on capability. "The tariffs will certainly be talked about by the regulatory authority, Kevr, on June 8 and the Bulgarian Solar Organization will join the meeting of the regulatory authority to supply an opinion," he stated. "The decision will be up to the regulator and also will certainly not call for the authorization of parliament or federal government."

Bulgaria had 1,065 MW of solar generation capacity at the end of 2019, according to the International Renewable Energy Company. In the past 7 years, nevertheless, absence of motivations has actually seen just 53 MW of new solar added.

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