Implementation Options and Recommendations for Net Metering and Feed-In Tariffs for Distributed Generation and Renewable Energy Sources within the European Union


European Commission
1 May 2007

This report reviews energy policies promoting distributed generation (DG), renewable energy sources (RES) and policy and market instruments in the European Union (EU)-15 Member States. Specifically, the report focuses on feed-in tariffs and net metering. Details on the effectiveness of different policies in the EU-15 Member States and in the United States are also provided.