What are the steps to be taken in order to realize a project of a solar power plant?
A main precondition for contracting with HROTE is connection of the plant to the grid of the regarding system operator.
In case a developer's aim to build the solar power plant on the building that was legal built, the developer obtains the status of eligible producer and the right to purchase electricity at an incentive price through simplified procedures with terms of grid connection.
For all other plants (other solar power plants, RES and HE-CHP technologies) a developer should take the next steps of administrative procedures to obtaine the status of eligible producer and the right to purchase electricity at an incentive price:
- Energy Approval for construction of a new plant (issued by the Ministry of Economy);
- Preliminary Grid Connection Contract or Grid Connection Contract (concluded with Croatian Distribution System Operator HEP-Operator distribucijskog sustava d.o.o. or Croatian Transmission System Operator ltd);
- Preliminary Decision on status of eligible producer (issued by Croatian Energy Regulatory Agency, CERA);
- Decision on status of eligible producer (issued by CERA following the plant construction).