EIFFAGE ENERGÍA OFFERS A COMPREHENSIVE SERVICE IN INSTALLATIONS FOR SELF-CONSUMPTION OF ELECTRICITY
The Royal Decree which regulates the administrative, technical and economic conditions for self-consumption of electricity, from which from neighbourhood communities and industrial estates to SMEs or cooperatives will benefit, has just entered into force.
This new royal decree greatly simplifies the processing of self-consumption installations, especially installations of up to 100 KW, as well as eliminating controversial network access tolls, commonly known as the «sun tax». The new royal decree also extends the implementation framework; until now, there was only one possibility that of individual self-consumption connected to an internal network. The new standard will boost self-consumption in communities of owners or between companies or industries located in the same area.
In 2018, 261.7 MW of new photovoltaic power was installed in Spain, of which 90%, 235.7 MW, were self-consumption projects, but in the coming months it is expected that that capacity will double to over 400 MW. The sectors where a major revolution is expected are the agricultural sector, SMEs and the tertiary sector (schools, universities, hospitals or shopping centres).
In this respect, Eiffage Energía, present in the sector since 1998 and with more than 15 years of experience in photovoltaic installations, offers a comprehensive service for this type of installation, with its own highly qualified staff.
In addition to the technical and financial solvency of Eiffage Energía and the proximity and direct dealings it has with its customers, Eiffage Energía is a guarantee of being able to offer an after-sales service throughout the useful life of the installations.
To all this, price competitiveness can be added, thanks to the collaboration agreements it maintains with the main manufacturers due to the large number of installations it carries out on a yearly basis.
Example of self-consumption
An example of self-consumption can be found in the new installations at the company’s head offices, a benchmark in terms of Sustainability and Energy Efficiency, which has a total installed power of 60 KW, through a photovoltaic installation of 40 KW and a co-generation plant of 20 KW, both intended entirely for self-consumption of the complex. These also have an accumulation battery system equipped with an intelligent charging management system, which account for more than 25% of the total energy required by the installation.