Greece: Overall summary

In Greece, electricity from renewable sources is promoted through a feed-in tariff, subsidies tax exemption and a net metering scheme. Renewable energy sources for heating purposes profit from a tax exemption and a subsidy scheme. The main incentive for renewable energy use in transport is a quota system. 

Access of electricity from renewable energy sources to the grid shall be granted according to the principle of non-discrimination. With regard to the use of the grid renewable energy shall be given priority. Grid development in Greece follows a central planning procedure through the issue of MASM (Development Study of the Greek Transmission Grid 2010-2014).

There is number of policies aiming at promoting the development, installation and use of RES installations.

Greece

Further information

  • Ministry of Environment and Energy (YPEN- MEE)
  • +30 210 6965 902
  • Ministry website
  • Ministry of Economy, Development, and Tourism
  • +30 210 3332000
  • Ministry website