Feed-in-premium is a type of price-based policy instrument whereby eligible renewable energy generators are paid a premium price, which is a payment in addition to the wholesale price. 


This premium can be fixed of floating; a floating premium would be calculated as the difference between an average wholesale price and a previously defined guaranteed price. 


Other three main types of renewable energy sources support schemes in place in the European Union are: 


- Feed-in Tariff (FIT),


- Green certificates (GC), and


- Investment grants.





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CEER Status Review of Renewable Support Schemes in Europe C16-SDE-56-03, 11-04-2017, p. 30









Renewable Energy Sources (RES)