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Public incentives to renewable energy investments in Italy

Italy allocates financial resources to be awarded as Public incentives for the setting up of up to 8.000 MW of renewable energy infrastructures in Italy.

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The long-time awaited Ministerial Decree of July 4, 2019 (the so-called FER 1) has finally been enacted in Italy.

Thanks to the aforementioned Ministerial Decree, Italy has allocated financial resources to be awarded as Public incentives for the setting up of up to 8.000 MW of renewable energy infrastructures in Italy to be obtained by investors who will create such infrastructures.

The awarding of Public incentives shall be managed through two kinds of different procedures:

(i) public tenders for renewable energy plants having a power peak up to 1 MW;
(ii) public auctions for renewable energy plants having a power peak from 1 MW up.

The above-mentioned procedures shall have the following schedule:

Starting date for the applications

  1. September 30, 2019
  2. January 31, 2020
  3. May 31, 2020
  4. September 30, 2020
  5. January 31, 2021
  6. May 31, 2021
  7. September 30, 2021

Closing date for the applications

October 30, 2019
March 1, 2020
June 30, 2020
October 30, 2020
March 2, 2021
June 30, 2021
October 30, 2021