Tax incentives for energy communities: here’s how

Energy communities can apply for tax incentives

The Energy Services Manager provides tax incentives for the energy produced and shared by the energy communities.

the energy communities are a group of subjects (municipalities, condominiums, families or cooperatives), capable of producing, consuming and sharing energy in compliance with the principle of energy self-consumption and self-sufficiency, using plants that produce clean energy renewable.

Energy communities represent an innovative model for the production, distribution and consumption of energy from renewables. This model bases its values ​​on the fight against energy waste and on the sharing of a fundamental good at a competitive price, thanks to theinnovation which is revolutionizing the energy market.

The Energy Services Manager (GSE), for these combinations it provides important incentives for energy produced e shared.
Self-consumption groups and energy communities can apply for incentives through the new one portale online present in the customer area of ​​the GSE website.

Therefore, citizens, businesses and public administrations who have already set up collective self-consumption groups or energy communities and have sent preliminary instances at GSE, they can now complete the procedure through the new portal.
The incentives will be recognized starting from submission date of the preliminary application, while all new requests can be submitted directly on the portal active from today.

Shared electricity can benefit from a monetary contribution recognized by the GSE. Therefore, consumers of electricity can join forces to produce locally, through renewable sources, the electricity needed for their own requirement.
The outline of the legislative decree implementing the RED Directive II, aims to accelerate the path of energy transition, even with the large-scale spread of energy communities.

In fact, based on the innovations that will be introduced by legislative decree, the GSE will update the technical rules to better support the groups of self-consumers. Interested parties can consult the technical rules in the specific section of the GSE website to find out more.

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