3rd December 2018
Although we still have to be
cautious about the abolition of the sun tax that was recently approved by the
Spanish Government through Royal Decree-Law 2018 of October 5th, Silvasol wants
to try and explain the main benefits for consumers and producers of this type
of renewable energy.
update is that the abolition removes the charge imposed of the consumer for
energy generated and consumed through its own installation – the so-called “SUN
TAX” – which varied according to the size of the installation and use of the
installations and those which are not going to be linked to the national grid
will no longer be required to ask the electricity company for permission to
will be an acknowledgement of the right to “shared self-consumption” so that
from right now and whilst the final regulations are pending, such generated
energy can be shared between neighbours.
be permitted to install more solar power potential than that contracted with
the electricity company.
It is no
longer necessary for the solar panel installation to be located on the same
building as the consumers; it can be installed “next” to it.
It is no
longer necessary to register in the self-consumption register.
“battery” tax which was approved in 2015 and consequently discouraged the use
of solar power storage systems by self-consumers is abolished.
of the fines for non-compliance has been reduced so that it doesn’t exceed 10%
of the annual billing of the consumer or, if greater, through surpluses.
Silvasol encourages you to take
advantage of the new regulations that have taken a definite step towards
self-consumption and consequently benefit from great savings on your
electricity bill. Please don’t hesitate to contact
us and our specialist technicians will advise you of the best solution for your
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