Policy & Regulation

France passes law to boost self-consumption power systems

The French parliament has passed a new law that regulates the installation of self-consumption power systems.
By Staff reporter 10 March 2017 0 24912

The French parliament has passed a new law that regulates the installation of self-consumption power systems.

According to French solar energy association SER Soler, the new law will lower the grid fees for self-consumption systems with a capacity of up to 100 kW.

The law also requires French power grid operator RTE to facilitate the installation of self-consumption power systems.

The move is expected to increase the number of photovoltaic power systems in France, which, according to figures released by the French environment ministry, supply about 2.5 GW...