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Last update: 30.05.2017

National Contact Point: eclareon - Céline Najdawi
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Most of the French PV market in the residential segment is constituted of PV installations under 3 kWp set up on residential buildings. Thanks to the tariff decree of 4 March 2011, building-integrated PV systems up to 9 kWp, installed on residential houses, enjoyed the highest feed-in tariff. However, the decree of 9 May 2017 provides for the cancellation of the premium for building-integrated plants as of 30 September 2018.
Consult the local land use plan ("Plan Local d'Urbanisme", PLU)
Obtain a Land Use Planning Certificate
Check the existence of a remarkable heritage site (site patrimonial remarquable)
Choose the site and the installation technique
Obtain a Land Use Planning Permit
Obtain a certificate of non-opposition
If concerned, obtain approval from the official French architects' body (Architectes des Bâtiments de France)
Beginning of the installation
Business Models
Obtain financing for the investment
Obtain a contract for connecting to the distribution grid
Financial guarantee (if needed)
Obtain a purchase agreement
Apply for regional and local subsidies
If applicable, PV system on existing buildings can benefit from reduced VAT
Make sure the installer has a 10-year insurance
Take out civil liability insurance
Obtain certification of the conformity of the electrical installations
Build the installation of the PV plant
Connection to the grid
Installation of an "intelligent" Linky meter
Tax exemption
Benefit from a property tax relief
Grid usage fees
Take out a civil liability insurance