Range of the Standard:
Royal Decree of cabine
Character of the query:
Type of participation:
Hearing and public information


The Directive (EU) 2018/2001 of the european parliament and of the council of 11 december 2018, on the promotion of the use of renewable energy sources, introduces a new figure in the energy sector: the communities of renewables, which are legal entities owned by individuals, smes or local authorities located in the vicinity of renewable energy projects and whose ultimate aim is to provide environmental benefits, economic and social rights, rather than financial gains.

Similarly, the directive (EU) 2019/944 of the european parliament and the council of 5 june 2019, on common rules for the internal electricity market and amending Directive 2012/27/eu, introduces another figure, the so-called citizens' communities of energy, which make up a vehicle for citizen participation in aspects relating to access the network of non-discrimination and participation in the electricity markets to manage the assets of a generation that may have partners.

Through this royal decree seeks to mainstream national legal principles governing these communities, thus giving energy partial compliance with the mandate of transposition set in the aforementioned community provisions, and introducing a framework that provides legal certainty, provides for the identification and elimination of barriers and admire the necessary measures for their development.

In accordance with article 26.6 of law 50/1997, of 27 november, the government, as amended by law 40/2015, of 1 october, from The Legal Regime of the public Sector, are hearing and public information of the draft royal decree was done by the figures of the communities of renewable energy and energy communities of citizens.

It has been sent to the national commission on the markets and competition and to report to it by that agency is made of hearing procedure through the Consultative Council of electricity.

Remission deadline

Deadline for submitting arguments from the day Friday, April 21, 2023 until the day Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Submission of allegations

The allegations may be sent to the email address: indicating in the subject: "Alegaciones real decreto comunidades energéticas"

The allegations should be carried out using the form for comments annex.

Will only be considered responses in which the sender is identified.

In general the replies shall be regarded as non-confidential and free dissemination of the parties that are considered as confidential shall be specifically identified and delimited in the commentaries, motivating the reasons for such qualification.