The government will discuss the draft on microgeneration in the power industry

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator in photosangelina high-voltage transmission. Archival photoThe government will discuss the draft on microgeneration in the power industry© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator the image Bank

The government of the Russian Federation at session on Wednesday will consider amendments to the law «On electric power industry» necessary for the development of «green» microgeneration should be the message of the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers.

«In legislation in the electricity sector introduced the concept of «object microgeneration» and sets forth the criteria for classifying generating facilities in this category. The bill will simplify the procedure of placement objects of microgeneration, will give their holders the ability to sell excess electricity on the retail markets», — stated in the message.

Under the subject microgeneration are encouraged to understand belonging on the property right or other legal basis to the consumer of electrical energy producing electricity. This object must operate on the basis of use of renewable sources of energy.

Generation capacity of this facility shall not exceed the maximum capacity of power accepting devices of the consumer and not exceed 15 kW. The object of microgeneration should be used for the production of electricity to meet domestic and production needs and also for sale.

The surplus will be sold to energy supply companies and the guaranteeing suppliers of energy (Energosbyt is empowered to enter into contracts of supply with all requesting consumers). Also, the bill proposes to establish the authority of the government to assert the peculiarities of technological connection of microgeneration to the grid.

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