The Royal Decree for Self-consumption 244/2019, is approved in 2019 and regulates the technical and administrative aspects for the development of energy facilities for self-consumption.
The Royal Decree on Self-consumption aims to regulate aspects related to metering, grid connections and surplus compensation mechanisms for self-consumption facilities, as well as establishing a simple administrative self-consumption register.
-Self-consumption facilities without injection into the network (without surpluses) are those self-consumption facilities that cannot discharge surpluses into the network, so they must install an anti-discharge system. There will only be the consumer subject. In this case, the consumer must be the owner of the generation facility.
-Self-consumption facilities with surpluses (discharged into the network): They can discharge surpluses into the network. There will be the consumer subject and the producer subject. Depending on the treatment, it can be divided into:
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LEGALIZATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSING
It is important to mention that, at present, obtaining permits and licenses to carry out the installation has been reduced and optimized. In Spain, since April 2019, due to recent legislative changes regarding renewable energies, administrative regulation has been considerably facilitated.
Once installed, it must be registered through the corresponding registration, carrying out a simplified legalization process.
Legalization of the self-consumption installation.