The Power Regulatory Fee (ERC) of the Philippines has authorized new guidelines for distributed power sources (DERs) with capacities as much as 1 MW. It mentioned the brand new provisions will go into drive inside 15 days from publication within the nation’s official gazette.
The brand new provisions introduce the likelihood for distributed renewable power system house owners to be remunerated for as much as 30% of the excess energy they inject into the grid.
“The DER guidelines embrace pointers, interconnection requirements, Certificates of Compliance (COC) necessities, pricing methodologies, business preparations governing the sale of power produced and operations of the DER and fee of subsidies, amongst others,” the ERC mentioned.
Since 2008, the Philippines has solely allowed internet metering for renewable power techniques beneath 100 kW in measurement. Nonetheless, the scheme has failed to supply vital progress. Many of the current rooftop PV capability within the Philippines was really deployed by means of a feed-in tariff system, which has now expired.
The Philippines plans to put in 15 GW of unpolluted power by 2030. Latest statistics from the Worldwide Renewable Power Company present that the nation had an put in PV capability of 1.08 GW by the top of 2021.