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Connection of an electricity producer

Read about the facts, parties and activities involved in becoming an electricity producer.

As an electricity producer, you can:

  • Contribute to the green transition
  • Reduce your electricity bills
  • Sell electricity to the grid

Solar power plants as of April 2023

Opportunities for an electricity producer

Electricity producers are divided according to the capacity of their production equipment and the amount they can transmit to the grid. The connection process, fee and terms depend on this.

On the map of available capacities you can check areas with higher, more than 200 kW of available capacity.

Nano-producer

Production Capacity

Up to 0.79 kW

Supplied Capacity

Up to 0.79 kW

Connection offer

In 4 business days

Connection fee

€0

If you want to transmit energy to the grid: meter replacement fee

Production for personal use

Production Capacity

Up to 15 kW

Supplied Capacity

0 kW

Connection offer

In 30 days

Connection fee

€639

If necessary, the fee for the installation of a junction box is added.

Micro-producer

Production Capacity

Up to 15 kW

Supplied Capacity

Up to 15 kW

Connection offer

In 30 days

Connection fee

Actual cost or €639

If necessary, the fee for the installation of a junction box and reinforcement of the electricity network is added.

Electricity producer

Production Capacity

Over 15 kW

Supplied Capacity

Over 15 kW

Connection offer

In up to 340 days

Connection fee

Actual cost + possible cost of Elering

If necessary, reinforcement of the electricity network, reinforcement of Elering's network including a processing fee of €1600, a handling fee of €3300 and the cost of Elering's construction works will be added.

Prices include VAT.

See the price list

The steps of the connection process of a nano-producer

Possible costs and benefits of an electricity producer connection

Becoming an electricity producer is a long-term investment. What to consider when becoming an electricity producer?

Cost of production equipment

The price depends on the equipment chosen and the cost of its delivery and installation.

See which equipment is compatible with our network

List of equipment

Cost of connecting

The price depends on the works to be carried out on both the Elektrilevi and Elering networks.

Grants

For information on grants, see:

KredexARIBEICReverse auctions

Benefits of electricity production

By producing for your personal use, you reduce your electricity bills. You will earn extra revenue by transmitting the excess electricity to the grid. To sell electricity, sign an electricity contract.

How has the number of electricity producers connected the grid changed?

Over the years the number of electricity producers has increased. In 2019 around 3,000 electricity producers with a capacity of 210 MW were connected.

By the end of 2022 Elektrilevi's network already had more than 15,500 electricity producers with a total capacity of 607 MW.

The capacity of solar power plants increased from 110 MW to 506 MW in three years. The number of solar power plants has risen from 2,857 to 15,438 in three years.

Applications and contracts (csv) of electricity producers in operation on our network as of 17.03.2023 

 In accordance with subsection 12 of § 65 of the Electricity Market Act, the particulars of connection applications and connection contracts have been published.

Frequently Asked Questions