Significant Amendments to the Unlicensed Electricity Generation Regulation

Contact: ATT. TUNA COLGAR, ATT. ECE YILMAZ; Erdem & Erdem (Turkey)

Introduction

The Electricity Market Regulatory Authority (“EMRA”) amended the Regulation on the Unlicensed Electricity Generation in the Electricity Market (“Regulation”). Within this context, EMRA prepared three different exposure drafts amending such Regulation on 15.05.2015, 26.10.2015 and 26.11.2015. Finally, EMRA has finalized its evaluation, and has made the necessary adjustments via the Regulation Amending the Regulation on the Unlicensed Electricity Generation in the Electricity Market (“Amending Regulation”). The Amending Regulation entered into force through publication in the Official Gazette dated 23.03.2016 and numbered 29662. The drafts regarding the novelties to be introduced to the Regulation that were publicly disclosed were evaluated in one of our previous Newsletter articles[1]. This article clarifies the significant amendments to the Regulation, set forth by the Amending Regulation.

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