Grid issues in Italy


Updated: 07.02.2019

Author: Jasmin Schwarz

Provisions in detail

Summary of grid issues

Connection to the grid

Procedures change, depending on the municipalities. 

Use of the grid

Procedures change, depending on the municipalities. 

Grid development

The so-called ‘Cassa conguaglio per il settore elettrico (CCSE)’ manages a guarantee fund to support the implementation of district heating networks fed by a fee applied to the consumption of natural gas, which is borne by final consumers. The Authority 'for Electricity and Gas regulates the application and collection of that fee (DL 28/11, Art. 22, c. 4).

Statutory provisions

  • DL 28/11 (Decreto Legislativo 3 marzo 2011, n. 28. Attuazione della direttiva 2009/28/CE sulla promozione dell’uso dell’energia da fonti rinnovabili recante modifica e successiva abrogazione delle direttive 2001/77/CE e 2003/30/CE - Legislative Decree 3 March 2011, n. 28. Implementation of directive 2009/28/CE on Promotion of Use of Energy from Renewable Energy Sources modifying and repealing Directives 2001/77/CE and 2003/30/CE)


Further information

  • Ministero dell’Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare – Ministry of Environment
  • +39 065 72 21
  • website
  • URP(at)
  • Federazione Italiani Produttori di Energia da Fonti Rinnovabili (Fiper) – Italian Producer of Renewable Energy Federation
  • +39 034 270 62 78
  • website
  • info(at)