Range of the Standard:
Ministerial Order
Character of the query:
Type of participation:
Prior public consultation

Objectives of the norm

The closure of coal-fired power plants and nuclear has a strong impact on the economic situation of certain regions of Spain in which its citizens depend on the jobs generated directly or indirectly by these plants of production. To promote the generation of alternative economic activity, the Real Decreto-ley 17/2019, 22 November, introduced an additional provision in the law 24/2013, 26 December to grant access permissions and connection to ensure a just transition and that states:

“ when closing of thermal energy plants thermonuclear or coal, and to promote a fair transition process, the Minister for the ecological transition, prior agreement of the government Delegated Committee for Economic Affairs, you can regulate procedures and establish requirements for all or part of the accessibility of evacuating the knots of the network affected by such closures new installations of generation from renewable energy sources that, besides the technical requirements and economic, weigh the environmental and social benefits ”.

Por su parte, el Real Decreto-ley 23/2020, su disposición transitoria primera, limita la posibilidad de aceptación de solicitudes de acceso en tanto se produce el desarrollo reglamentario en este ámbito, si bien establece una excepción a esta limitación para el acceso en los nudos de transición justa, que deberá otorgarse de conformidad con los procedimientos para la concesión de la capacidad de acceso de evacuación previstos en la disposición adicional vigésima segunda de la Ley 24/2013, de 26 de diciembre antes mencionada.

Remission deadline

Deadline for submitting arguments from the day Friday, December 11, 2020 until the day Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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