What are prosumers or self-consumption generators?

  • A prosumer - is an electricity customer who is at the same time and at the same site the owner of a micro RES generating facility, connected to the grid and having the right to self-consume the generated electricity as well as to deliver the excess of generated electricity to the supplier.
  • Micro RES Generating Facility – means a Generating Facility connected to the grid with a capacity up to 100 kW (100 kW).
  • Self-consumption Generators - are the Prosumers who are able to feed excess electricity generation to the grid for future consumption

or pay to the supplier the electricity consumed in case of a negative balance;

There are many important benefits to becoming a prosumer or self-generator:

  • Reducing electricity bills
  • Building energy independence
  • Addressing climate change
  • Supporting sustainability
  • Increasing business competitiveness
  • Supporting local employment

Who is eligible to become a prosumer or self-consumption generator in Kosovo?

Any registered consumer who meets the following criteria:

  • Connected at the 0.4kV level
  • A renewable energy resource generator (RES) owner with a capacity of up to 100 kW (≤100 kW)

Steps to becoming a prosumer in Kosovo:

Phase 1: Apply and receive authorization from the Energy Regulatory Office (ERO).

To apply submit the following:

1. Apply at the respective municipality for urban approval
2. Apply at KEDS
3. Obtain this information from your supplier (KESCO)
4. Obtain this information from your solar system developer

Phase 2: Once authorized by ERO, apply to KEDS and to your supplier to receive the status of prosumer:

To apply submit the following:

1. Energy Consent request
2. Client’s authorization for the installer/project developer
3. The license of the projecting company (electric profile), and the diploma of the engineer (project developer)
4. Electrical project (the requested capacity as a prosumer (kW), type of RES (solar, wind, hydro, biomass, biogas, etc), annual energy output evaluation of generator (kWh), annual evaluation of net excess energy injected into the grid) according to instructions of the Customer Care Department (KEDS)


For a more complete explanation on the documents required, please download the following guide : [downloadable PDF]:

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