Albania: Summary

Updated: 19.12.2017

Author: Tim Sternkopf

Renewable energy sources in Albania are promoted through customs and excise tax exemptions. Furthermore, a feed-in tariff for small renewable energy power plants as well as a premium tariff for larger ones are in place and have a duration of 15 years. The latter is determined in a public auction. The public energy supplier is obliged to pay a regulated tariff for the electricity generated from renewable energy sources. Small producers are also entitled to benefit from a net-metering scheme.

The grid operator is obliged to connect to the system any renewable energy generating plant meeting the conditions for connection. Renewable energy is given priority with regard to grid connection and enjoys the priority of dispatch.

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