Difference between revisions of "Access to the Grid (Renewables and CHP)"

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Name of policy Access to the Grid (Renewables and CHP)
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Belgium
Region Europe


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Barrier removal
    • Grid access and priority for renewables
    Sector name
    • Electricity and heat
      • Renewables
    Policy description In April 2000, the federal government decided that all generators of electricity from renewable sources will become progressively free to choose their own electricity supplier if they need more electricity than they can generate. Also, consumers who buy a significant amount of their electricity from renewable sources are eligible to choose their electricity supplier. When coordinating the call to electricity suppliers, the transport-grid manager, taking into account the needed supply security, gives priority to plants using renewable energy sources for power production, or to cogeneration units.
    Policy type
    • Renewables1
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 2000
    Start date of implementation
    End date of implementation
    High impact No
    Impact indicator


    Source or references https://www.iea.org/policies/627-access-to-the-grid-renewables-and-chp?country=Belgium&page=3&qs=belg
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment)
    Status Final

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