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Estonia replacing feed-in-premium with auction mechanism for renewables

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

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The Estonian government plans to replace the current feed-in-premium (FIP) scheme with an auction mechanism. The new law is currently being discussed in Parliament.

According to CEO of Estonian PV Association, Andre Meesak, the new scheme will be public in about two months. While the government is considering an extension of FIP for solar PV systems smaller than 15 KW, the PV Association is lobbying for a continuation of the FIP scheme, which includes installations up to 200 KW for another three years. 

The FIP today covers all renewable energy installations and amounts to €53.1 per MWh, in addition to wholesale price...

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