The net metering is a mechanism that allows to give energy in certain hours and take it in others receiving the same benefits as in the case of energy self produced and consumed immediately.
It is applicable to plant up to 200kW and is basically conceived to face the users energy needs.
It can, moreover, be accumulated with e tax relief of 50% in case of domestic plants with a nominal power up to 20 kW, property of individual, condominium or a S.a.s. and S.n.c.
The grant in exchange regime is given by the GSE S.p.A. directly on the current account of the beneficiary via wire transfer every six months and with a final annual balance.
Apart from this, it is implied the lowering of the energy bill because of the consumption of self produced energy during daytime instead of the one taken from the network.
Tax relief is applicable to the photovoltaic plants because the same falls into the interventions aimed to energy saving.
To obtain the tax relief, the photovoltaic plant must be connected to the energy needs of a domestic user and must have a nominal power of no more than 20 kW.
Photovoltaic plant installed on condominiums or buildings with S.a.s. or S.n.c. companies can access to the tax relief.
Photovoltaic plants that start before 31/12/2014 are eligible for tax relief of 50%, while the plants that start after 31/12/2014 until 31/05/2015, are eligible for tax relief of 40%.
Tax relief can be combined with net metering.