Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 scope and definitions Chapter 2 the issue, transfer and cancellation of guarantees of origin Chapter 3 the control and supervision of guarantees of origin Chapter 4 Foreign of origin guarantees access to justice and punishment Chapter 5 Chapter 6 entry into force The full text of the notice on the guarantee of origin of VE-elektricitet1)
Under section 63 (a), paragraphs 1, 4 and 7, § 68 (a), section 84, paragraph 2, and sections 88 and 90 of the lov om elforsyning, jf. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 516 of 20. May 2010, as amended by Act No. 622 of 11. June 2010, and § 2, paragraph 3, of law No. 1392 by 27. December 2008 on the promotion of renewable energy, as amended by Act No. 622 of 11. June 2010, fixed in accordance with the authorization given pursuant to section 92 of the Act on electricity supply and section 70 of the Act on the promotion of renewable energy: Chapter 1 scope and definitions article 1. By guarantee of origin of electricity, for the purposes of this Ordinance VE-an electronic document, whose sole function is faced with a final customer to demonstrate that a given percentage or amount of energy produced from renewable energy sources in the form of: wind power, solar energy, geothermal energy, Aerothermal, hydrothermal energy and ocean energy, hydropower, biomass, landfill gas, sewage treatment plant gas or biogas.
(2). By biomass, for the purposes of this Ordinance the biodegradable fraction of products, waste and residues from agriculture of biological origin, including vegetable and animal substances, forestry and related industries, including fisheries and aquaculture, as well as the biodegradable fraction of industrial and municipal waste.
(3). By electricity produced at the plant, which both using renewable sources of energy and other energy sources, the guarantee of origin includes the share of electricity, which can be considered as VE-electricity, see. paragraphs 1 and 2, according to the information, notified to the register referred to in paragraph 85 (a) (2). 2, of the law on energy (master data register) of the basic regulation. However, paragraph 4.
(4). 60 per cent of the electricity produced on a waste incineration plants are considered in this Ordinance for the VE-electricity, unless also can demonstrate to Energinet.dk, what proportion of the incoming waste is biodegradable as referred to in paragraph 2. Energinet.dk determines how also must document the proportion of biodegradable waste.
Chapter 2 the issue, transfer and cancellation of guarantees of origin section 2. At the request of a producer shall issue guarantees of origin, see Energinet.dk. section 3, for the production of renewable electricity, as 1) comes from a power generation equipment for the collective power grids or 2) used for the farm by elproducentens of electricity.
(2). A guarantee of origin shall be of the standard size of 1 MWh. Guarantees of origin issued for power generation in a calendar month. If electricity production in a month do not correspond to 1 MWh, a guarantee of origin shall be issued in the month, where electricity is equivalent to 1 MWh.
(3). There can be only one guarantee of origin shall be issued for each MWh electricity generation, which are supplied or used as referred to in paragraph 1.
§ 3. Energinet.dk issuing the electronic document, which constitutes the guarantee of origin, and insert it as soon as possible on the account of, see also. However, section 6, paragraph 3.
(2). The electronic document must contain the following information: 1) The energy source from which the electricity is produced, and start and end dates of production.
2) That the guarantee of origin relates to electricity produced by renewable energy sources with regard to the European Parliament and Council directive on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable energy sources.
3) Name, location, type and capacity of the installation where the electricity is produced.
4) whether and to what extent the plant has received investment aid, and whether and to what extent the electricity generation, which are covered by the guarantee of origin, otherwise have benefited from a national title, as well as the nature of the aid scheme. Energinet.dk lays down guidelines for how the information thereon is published.
5) date when the plant was put into operation.
6) Issuer, date of issue and country and a unique identification number.
(3). The information referred to in paragraph 2 shall be in accordance with the information that is reported to the base data register.
§ 4. Also may in writing give a third party proxy to request issuance of guarantees of origin and receive these.
§ 5. The Danish Energy Agency may under section 63 (a), paragraph 6, of the law on electricity supply impose on Energinet.dk to correct information in guarantees of origin.
§ 6. Any use of a guarantee of origin must take place within 12 months following the calendar month in which the production of the electricity referred to has taken place, see. section 2, paragraph 2.
(2). A guarantee of origin shall be cancelled by the using the guarantee of origin for the purpose of documentation referred to in § 1, paragraph 1. The cancellation is done in accordance with the guidelines provided by the Energinet.dk.
(3). Guarantees of origin, issued under section 2 (1) (8). 2, is considered used and cancelled by Energinet.dk immediately after issuance.
(4). Energinet.dk cancel guarantees of origin issued, which are not used within the period as referred to in paragraph 1.
Chapter 3 the control and supervision of such guarantees of origin, section 7. Energinet.dk detects and monitors issued guarantees of origin, as well as transfers and cancellation of guarantees. Energinet.dk must ensure that the records are accurate, reliable and fraud-resistant.
(2). An electricity generator, which is requesting or has received a guarantee of origin shall, upon request, communicate to Energinet.dk all information, which Energinet.dk considers necessary concerning the guarantee of origin.
(3). The provisions of the Ordinance relating to the control and supervision of payments to certain elproduktioner and electricity facilities, etc. on the development of a quality assurance system for master data the register shall apply mutatis mutandis for registrations, transfers and cancellations as referred to in paragraph 1.
§ 8. UREnerginet.dk's necessary costs for the issue, transfer and cancellation of guarantees of origin and by the control and supervision of the basic regulation. sections 2, 3, 6 and 7, also in accordance with the principles in section 73 of the Act on electricity supply.
§ 9. Energinet.dk shall draw up in accordance with the Danish Energy Agency detailed provision for an annual account of its issuing of guarantees of origin.
(2). UREnerginet.dk .com's guidelines as referred to in § 3, paragraph 2, and article 6, paragraph 2, shall be published on the website www.energinet.dk.
Chapter 4 Foreign guarantees of origin, § 10. Energinet.dk must only recognise guarantees of origin, issued in the Member countries of the European Union pursuant to rules implementing European Parliament and Council directive on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable energy sources, as evidence that the electricity meets the conditions laid down in sections 1 and 3 of the basic regulation. However, paragraph 2.
(2). Energinet.dk can only refuse to recognise a guarantee of origin as evidence as referred to in paragraph 1, if there is reasonable doubt as to its accuracy, reliability or correctness.
(3). Energinet.dk shall inform the Danish Energy Agency, if the Energinet.dk cannot recognise a guarantee of origin issued in other countries in the European Union. The DEA will then inform the European Commission about the refusal and the reasons for doing so.
Chapter 5 access to justice and punishment section 11. UREnerginet.dk's decisions on the issue, transfer and cancellation in accordance with the above provisions can be appealed to the Energy complaints. The complaint must be made in writing no later than 4 weeks after the decision is announced.
§ 12. Unless a higher penalty is inflicted for other legislation, is punishable by a fine anyone who gives false information to use for the issue, transfer and cancellation of guarantees of origin, or which fail to provide information related to such, which he or she is required to provide under section 7 (2).
(2). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability in accordance with the provisions of the criminal code 5. Chapter.
Chapter 6 coming into force of section 13. The notice shall enter into force on 5 March. December 2010. sections 2 and 3 on the issuing of guarantees of origin shall apply for electricity produced from the 1. January 2011.
(2). Executive Order No. 1 of 6. January 2004 on the guarantee of origin of electricity, set aside the VE-5. December 2010. sections 2-4 on the issuing of guarantees of origin shall be applicable for the electricity produced at the latest by 31 March. December 2010.
(3). Guarantees of origin, issued according to Decree No. 1 of 6. January 2004 can be used during the period for which they are issued, however, only until 12 months after the calendar month in which the electricity production has taken place. sections 6 to 9, 11 and 12 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the in 1. paragraph referred to guarantees.
(4). Guarantees of origin, issued in the Member countries of the European Union pursuant to rules implementing European Parliament and Council Directive 2001/77/EC of 27. September 2001 on the promotion of electricity produced from renewable energy sources in the internal electricity market can be used as proof as referred to in section 10 of the period for which they are issued, however, only until 12 months after the calendar month in which the electricity production has taken place, or at the latest by 31 March. December 2011.
The Danish Energy Authority, the 30. November 2010 Ib L/Hanne Windemuller Official notes
1) Ordinance contains provisions implementing parts of the European Parliament and of the Council directive 2009/28/EC of 23. April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing Directive 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC, Official Journal of the European Union 2009, nr. L 140 page 16.