ca. 50 companies sell their electricity surplus to the grid in Argentina

The recent implementation of the Law on Distributed Energy Generation has seen a growing number number of individuals and companies that produce their own electricity and sell the surplus to the public grid. According to official records last October, in the country there are 48 user-generators (between residential and companies) with an installed capacity of 430 kilowatts (kW) and by the end of November it is expected that another 33 users, who have already completed the installation, will be added with an additional 400 kW. In addition, there are 267 projects in process involving 2573 kW. The law allows a company to take energy from the public network when it fails to generate it by itself and when it generates more than it consumes, it automatically injects it into the network.

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Source: La Nación

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