Electricity consumers interested in installing solar panels with capacities of up to 6 kWp on rooftops for the sale of production to the grid are being forced to keep waiting as a result of a delayed ministerial decision, despite the ratification of related legislation in March.
This ministerial decision was planned for June but the emergence of other priorities at the ministry, including preparations for a subsidy program supporting electric vehicle purchases through the EU’s post-pandemic recovery plan, has delayed this decision’s delivery.
Legislation was approved in March to once again enable household consumers to sell their self-produced electricity to the grid at a set price. An older program, concerning solar panels of up to 10 kWp for both households and businesses, expired on December 31, 2019.
The new legislation sets a selling price of 87 euros per MWh, or 8.7 cents per KWh, for domestic PV producers.
The pending ministerial decision is expected to fine-tune various installation details.
The new program enabling households to sell their self-produced PV output to the grid should be ready for launch by autumn, barring no further delays.