Connection to electricity grid (injection of electricity)

Connection to electricity grid (injection of electricity)

This LAP deals with:
• The grid connection agreements with electricity grid operators,
• The equipment required to connect the stationary fuel cell and to inject all produced or only surplus electricity into the grid,
• The qualification requirements for professionals entitled to carry out the connection works,
• The differences in treatment between the fuel cells micro-CHP and other comparable technologies.
 
Agreement required? a
) From whom? b) Model text? c) How m
a - From whom?
b - Model text?
c - How much time does it take?
Requirement for additional equipment:
a - all cases
b - additional requirements in case where all produced electricity is sold (injected)
c - additional Requirements in case when only surplus electricity is sold (injected)
d - additional requirements in case of self-consumption (no injection in the grid)
Who can do the connection work (professional skills requirement)?
Technology to be compared with: Difference of treatment between the Fuel cells and the benchmark technology.
Is it a barrier? no
Assessment Severity
0
Assessment In case of very small units (< 800 W) the grid operator is not obliged to install a bi-directional metering device. This fact could have an impact on the installation of fuel cells in the household sector since the "typical" electrical capacity is below or aroung 800 W.
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