Administrative procedures and legal framework

A photovoltaic power plant selling all the produced energy must be built on a roof or the facade of a building already connected to the EDC. The territory of the property must be cited as “urbanized” in the sketch. PV plants with installed input power up to 30kW, manufactured to sell the produced electricity receive a beneficial selling price. Here is a summarized list of the necessary procedures:

Design plan

  • Opinion of Accession EDC
  • Opinion of Accession – EVN EDC
    Opinion of Accession – CEZ EDC
    Opinion of Accession – North EDC

  • Preparation of technical projects
  • Coordination of projects with the ERP
  • Building permit
  • Final accession treaty with EDC
  • Final accession treaty – EVN EDC
    Final accession treaty – CEZ EDC
    Final accession treaty – North EDC

  • Construction of the plant and grid connection
  • Declaration of access and Purchase agreement with the ECA
  • These are the main laws that have a direct relation to the construction of such project:
    Renewable Energy Sources (RES) Act – 11.04.2014
    Spacial Planning Act – 20.12.2013
    Energy Act – 26.07.2013
    SEWRC resolution FiT – 01.07.2015
    SEWRC resolution FiT with subsidy – 01.07.2014
    Regulation №6 for connecting producers and customers of electricity to the transmission or distribution networks – 24.02.2014
    After accesing the grid, energy production must be declared to SEDA. Current information on the documents for the issuance and transfer of green power certificates and the quarterly reporting can be found here: http://www.seea.government.bg/