Development and Reform Energy  No. 1459
The provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Central Government and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Development and Reform Commission, the Department of Finance, the Energy Bureau, the Price Bureau, the State Grid Corporation, China Southern Power Grid Corporation, and local power companies:
On May 31, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Finance, and the National Energy Administration jointly issued the Notice on Matters Related to Photovoltaic Power Generation in 2018 (Development and Reform Energy  No. 823). In order to further improve the implementation of the document, the relevant matters in the implementation are explained below.
1. The legally compliant household natural person distributed photovoltaic power generation project that has been filed and started construction before May 31 this year (including) and put into operation before June 30 this year (inclusive) is included in the national approved scale. The scope of management, benchmarking on-grid tariffs and tariff subsidies remain unchanged.
2. The ordinary photovoltaic power plant project that has been included in the scale of construction in 2017 and before (including the provincial-level area with unlimited scale) and put into operation before June 30 this year (including), implements the benchmark of photovoltaic power station in 2017. The electricity price, which is a competitively-configured project, determines the on-grid price determined during the competitive allocation.
Third, please ask the provincial energy and price authorities and the power grid companies to do a good job in policy implementation. All energy management agencies are required to strengthen supervision over grid connection and policy implementation.
National Development and Reform Commission
Ministry of Finance
National Energy Board
October 9, 2018