Tunisia presents brand-new regulations for self-consumption, internet metering

Feb 28, 2020 05:22 PM ET
  • The brand-new regulative structure consists of the alternative to offer electrical energy to huge power customers via reciprocal PPAs.
Tunisia presents brand-new regulations for self-consumption, internet metering
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The Tunisian federal government has actually released a mandate that will certainly permit personal firms to generate renewable resource for self-consumption objectives, with excess power to be marketed to utility STEG under internet metering policies, along with the right to market electrical power to huge power customers.

The authorities did not define the optimum limitation for the sale of excess power. The brand-new policies laid out the problems under which nationwide grid facilities can be utilized by projects to market electrical energy to third-party consumers via reciprocal PPAs.

The procedures are likewise focused on enhancing the competition of energy-intensive organisations in Tunisia, the federal government stated. "They might currently protect a fundamental part of their electrical energy at a steady and also reduced expense," it clarified, without supplying extra information concerning the brand-new system.

Until now, the federal government has actually mostly sustained massive solar projects with a collection of tenders, consisting of public auctions for projects approximately 10 MW and also tenders for bigger projects.

Tunisia had actually mounted around 47 MW of solar by the end of 2018. Under its renewable resource approach, the North African nation intends to get to 4.7 GW of renewable resource capability by 2030.



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