Notice Of Rules Of Procedure For The Board For Energy Technology Development And Demonstration Program And Green Labs Dk-Programme

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om forretningsorden for bestyrelsen for Energiteknologisk Udviklings- og Demonstrationsprogram og Green Labs DK-programmet

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Overview (table of contents) Annex 1 The full text of the Ordinance on the rules of procedure for the Board for Energy technology development and demonstration program and Green Labs DK-programme

Under section 6, paragraph 1, of the lov nr. 555 of 6. June 2007 on an energy technology development and demonstration program and about Green Labs DK-programme, as amended by Act No. 1606 of 22. December 2010, fixed: § 1. The Board of Directors for energy technology development and demonstration programme (EUDP) and Green Labs DK-program has prepared a rules of procedure.

(2). Rules of procedure approved by the climate and Energy Minister.

(3). The rules of procedure shall be attached to this notice as annex 1.

§ 2. The notice shall enter into force on the 26. April 2011.

(2). Executive Order No. 21 by 18. January 2009 concerning the rules of procedure for the Board for Energy technology development and demonstration program are repealed.

Ministry of climate and energy, the 11. April 2011 Lykke Friis/Ib L



Annex 1



Rules of procedure for the Board for energy technology development and demonstration programme (EUDP) and Green Labs DK programme rules of procedure drawn up by the Board of Directors for energy technology development and demonstration programme (EUDP) and Green Labs program on the basis of § DK-6, paragraph 1, of the lov nr. 555 of 6. June 2007 on an energy technology development and demonstration program and about Green Labs DK-programme, as amended by Act No. 1606 of 22. December 2010.

Purpose and scope section 1. A law on Energy technology development and demonstration program and about Green Labs DK programme aims to support the energy policy objectives of security of supply, Danish independence from fossil fuels, in terms of the global climate and a cleaner environment as well as cost effectiveness. The law must also promote the exploitation and development of vocational potentials in this area for growth and jobs.

(2). Energy technology development and demonstration programme (EUDP) to work for the development and demonstration of new energy technology that can later be implemented market introduction.

(3). Green Labs DK-program to work for the establishment of facilities for demonstration and testing of new climate change technologies.

The Board of Directors section 2. EUDP and Green Labs program is headed by an independent uk-Board.

(2). The Board consists of a Chairperson and six members. Chairperson and members are appointed in their personal capacity as climate and Energy Minister. 1 member is appointed on the recommendation of the Minister of the environment and 1 on the recommendation of the Minister of science, technology and innovation.

(3). Board members are appointed for four-year periods and can be extended once. If the Chairman or another member resigns before the expiry of the term, the successor shall be appointed for a period of less than 4 years. If a member is appointed for a shorter period of time, may be extended for a further two periods.

§ 3. The Board is a quorum when at least four of the members, including the Chairman, are present. In cases where the Chairman is not present at a Board meeting, the Board of Directors selects a meeting leader who serves as Deputy to the President during the meeting.

(2). Sought the greatest possible consensus on decisions. If no agreement can be reached, decisions are taken by ordinary majority vote. However, at least 3 votes is required for a proposal to be decided. In cases where the votes are equal, the President's vote is decisive.

(3). In cases of urgency, the President may decide that the Administrative Board shall take its decision by voting in writing, including where appropriate by electronic voting.

The President's tasks section 4. The President is preparing for these proceedings, in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Board of the organization. The Chairman shall organise and chair the meetings of the Management Board. Executive Secretary shall participate in the meetings of the Management Board and an advisory capacity.

Meeting frequency and call § 5. Board meetings are held at the President's behest, so often the Chairman considers it necessary. There may also be held meeting, when at least three members of the Board of Directors makes request for the treatment of specified cases. Held as a starting point, at least four Board meetings a year, of which at least one Board meeting in each quarter. The annual meeting of the Board of Directors annual report frequency is entered in.

§ 6. Meetings shall be convened by its Chairman with at least 2 weeks notice. Prior to the meeting broadcast an agenda that specifies the points to be dealt with. Any documents are broadcast as far as possible, at least 1 week prior to the meeting. Cases requiring a rapid decision, however, may be submitted to the Board in writing on the meeting. Any Member may require a matter put on the agenda.

The Board's tasks and competences section 7. The Board establishes the overall prioritization and implementation of the grant funds for EUDP. In the Board's work included, among other things. Reflections on the effect in the long term and the strategies and priorities established in cooperation between public and private operators, see. § 2, paragraph 3.

(2). The Board must in its work with EUPD seek actively to promote partnerships between public and private actors also in order that partnerships can be an asset in relation to international technology platforms and initiatives.

(3). The Board of Directors lays down the general criteria for the award of grants for EUDP. The criteria must meet the requirements of section 7, paragraphs 3 and 4, and should be published at the latest in connection with the call for applications.

(4). The Board will seek to coordinate activities with other schemes, EUPD initiatives and authorities which support or otherwise promotes research, development, demonstration, innovation and business development on energy and the environment.

(5). The Board shall, in relation to EUPD research professional advice from The catch up for strategic research, see. Article 11, paragraph 2.

section 7 (a). the Management Board may, on application to the Green Labs program provide grants for DK-the establishment of facilities for demonstration and testing of climate technologies.

(2). The Board must in its work actively to promote cooperation between the search public and private actors around the formation of and the dissemination of knowledge of the Green Labs.

(3). Climate and Energy Minister sets criteria and any special grant areas for Green Labs DK programme referred to in article 6. section 7 (a), paragraph 2.

(4). The Board will seek to coordinate Green Labs DK-programme activities with other schemes, initiatives and authorities which support or otherwise promotes research, development, demonstration, innovation and business development on energy and the environment.

§ 8. The Board shall consider applications and priorities as well as issues that are found to be of fundamental importance for the EUDP's and Green Labs DK-the program's practice, or which are of considerable economic scale, as well as other decisions which, according to the provisions of these rules of procedure and the law are filed to the Board.

(2). The Chairman may, in accordance with the guidelines that are given by the Board, shall be authorised to take a decision on the Board's behalf. The Board of Directors shall be informed about such decisions.

(3). Executive Secretary can take administrative decisions in relation to projects or construction of facilities, as the Board of Directors have pledged support, and in specific cases, in accordance with guidelines from the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall be informed about such decisions.

(4). The Board's decisions undertakings and refusals must be notified to the applicants in writing and include a statement of the facts and considerations that have been decisive for the decision.

§ 9. The Board shall prepare an annual report to the climate and Energy Minister, as published on EUDP's and Green Labs DK-the programme's website. The Chairman of the Board in this connection shall be borne by the annual meeting with climate and Energy Minister. The report shall give an overview of the Board's overall activities, and evaluate programmes in relation to the Act's purposes, including prioritisation of effort, involvement in partnerships between public and private actors, progress in ongoing projects and the status of international interaction.

(2). The Board shall prepare a budget, as well as a master plan for the coming year's activities, which form the basis of the Secretariat's administrative operations.

(3). The Chairman and the secretariat will inform the ongoing climate-and Energy Minister on the overall development of EUDP's and Green Labs DK-programme activities.

§ 10. The Board of Directors shall carry out towards the end of the period of an overall evaluation of the Board of the results achieved during the period.

EUDP's and Green Labs DK-the program's day-to-day management § 11. Upon the recommendation of the President hires a head of climate and energy Secretariat for EUDP and Green Labs DK-program. The Secretariat carries out the day-to-day management of the programmes in accordance with the guidelines laid down by the Board of Directors.

(2). The Secretariat made available by climate and Energy Minister. The Secretariat is subject to the Board's instructional competence in all matters relating to the Board's activities. The secretariat involves other relevant authorities by agreement with the Board.

(3). The day-to-day management does not include dispositions of principled character, as well as decisions on the use of program funds. Such operations can only be carried out in accordance with special authorization from the Board.


(4). The Secretariat carries out also tasks for the Danish Energy Agency. The modalities for cooperation between EUDP, Green Labs DK-program and the Danish Energy Agency agreement between the President and the Danish Energy Agency.

(5). The Secretariat shall prepare the minutes of Board meetings. The minutes shall indicate the facts and considerations that have been influencing decisions. The minutes shall be signed by the President on behalf of the Board of Directors.

§ 12. Contact for the press and other external actors performed as the basis of the Executive Secretary. In issues of particular fundamental nature and related to the Board's Affairs refers to the President Executive Secretary. Any inquiries to other members of the Board of Directors may refer to the Executive Secretary.

Conflict of interests and confidentiality § 13. The Chairman and each Member shall inform the Board when there are situations that may give rise to conflict of interest including conditions, which can be questioned.

(2). The Board decides on whether or not the President or a member has such an interest in a question that he or she is ineligible to participate in the Board's treatment of the case. The decision shall be taken in accordance with the rules laid down in Chapter 2 of the law on conflict of interest, as well as governance rules in the rules of procedure.

(3). In the event of exclusion or objection he or she is ineligible to participate in the Board's treatment of the case and must leave the room during treatment.

(4). The Board's position on the question of disqualification shall be recorded in the minutes of the meeting.

(5). The Board may draw up indicative guidelines for what specific conditions that lead to exclusion or objection pursuant to the rules of administrative law.

(6). The Board is committed to ensure that external consultants and others who make assessments and options to the Board of Directors, which are included in decision-making for a case decision, not an incapacitated.

(7). The Secretariat shall inform the persons who will be asked to provide such advice, whether the applicable rules and the persons concerned should draw attention to circumstances that can justify the disqualification.

§ 14. Board members are obliged to keep secret what the man through their company will be knowledgeable about, see. Management chapter 8 on secrecy and the Civil Penal Code §§ 152-152e. Each Board member is responsible for ensuring that the confidential material is not disclosed to third parties.

(2). All Board material is for members ' personal and confidential use. The material is stored securely, possibly with the Secretariat. All confidential material, which the person concerned has in possession in his capacity of Member of the Board, shall be returned to the Secretariat or be shredded by the Board's termination.

Accounts section 15. The Management Board shall deliver an annual accounting to the climate and the Energy Minister for his business in accordance with the provisions of the State's financial reporting.

Changes, entry into force and publication section 16. The Management Board shall adopt its rules of procedure, as submitted to the climate and the Energy Minister for approval, before it enters into force. The Board of Directors takes at least once a year the rules up to the assessment in order to ensure that it is still an operational and effective tool.

(2). The Board's rules of procedure shall be published in the Official Gazette.