Feed-in tariffs (FITs) for electricity from renewable sources

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Last updated: 2 March 2018

Electricity from renewable energy sources shall be purchased by the public provider, and the end suppliers respectively, at the preferential price set by State Energy and Water Regulatory Comission, effective as of the date of commissioning into operation within the meaning of the Territorial Planning Act of the energy project for production of electricity, and for the projects under Article 24, paragraph 1 - as of the date of application for completed mounting of an installation for production of electricity filed with the distribution company according to the procedure under the ordice as per Article 116, paragraph 7 of the Energy Act.

The State Energy and Water Regulatory Comission shall set on annual basis, by 30 June of each year, preferential prices for purchase of electricity produced from renewable energy sources, with the exception of electricity produced by hydroelectric power plants with installed capacity over 10 MW and more than once a year if there is significant change in the pricing elements. The preferential price of electricity from renewable energy sources shall be determined for the whole period of the purchase contract.

FIT levels for renewable energy power plants applicable from 1st of July 2014 to 1st of July 2015:

Renewable energy technology

Duration of the support

FIT levels in BGN/MWh


< 30 kW

12 years


30 kW – 200 kW


200 kW – 1 MW


> 1 MW


Solar PV

< 5 kW

20 years


5 kW – 30 kW


30 kW – 200 kW


200 kW – 1 MW



Wood waste

222 – 250

Agricultural waste


Energy crops



Plant and animal waste

15 years

387 - 453

Household waste

206 - 225

Household wastewater

89 - 126


< 10 MW

93.69 - 236.92

For further information please refer to: http://dker.bg/files/DOWNLOAD/res_c-13_14.pdf 

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