Renewable Energy Incentives Regimes For Italy

On July 8, 2019, the Italian Government signed a Ministerial Decree that will grant new incentives to renewable energy sources (so-called “FER1 Decree”). Six years after the expiry of the fifth Conto Energia, also photovoltaic plants can now again benefit from new incentives. Other sources benefitting from the scheme include onshore wind, hydroelectric and sewage gases.

The scheme will apply until the end of 2021 and will provide new incentives of about Euro 1 billion per year. The Government expects that it will allow for the construction of new plants with a total capacity of about 8,000 MW and with investments estimated to be in the region of 10 billion euros.

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