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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 921 Riga 2006 6 November (pr. No 57 27. §) rules on electricity generation in cogeneration, in accordance with the electricity market Act article 28, second and seventh part i. General questions 1. determines: 1.1. criteria of cogeneration power plant is qualified to obtain the right to compulsory purchase of electricity produced;
1.2. power plant electricity produced in cogeneration compulsory purchase and its monitoring arrangements;
1.3. produced in the cogeneration power plant electricity price fixing arrangements depending on the cogeneration electric power and fuels used;
1.4. the order in which the merchant can waive the right to sell electricity produced under compulsory purchase;
1.5. the order in which the merchant who acquired the right to sell the electricity produced in the framework of compulsory purchase, you can receive the proof of origin. 2. the terms used in the rules: 2.1 useful heat cogeneration facility produced-warm energy of the merchant sells heat user for a price not lower than the cost of fuel for heat production per unit of boilers, if using the same fuel by cogeneration facility, and burning the net efficiency of not less than 92%, with gas or liquid fuel, and not less than 80%, using solid fuels. If the merchant is a vertically integrated and at the same time dealing with heat generation, transmission and distribution, the useful heat cogeneration facility to be recognised by all the heat produced. Useful heat is excluded from the amount of heat produced in separate heat production or retorts, taking steam behind the boiler before steam turbines;
2.2. small capacity CHP-cogeneration power plant power plant fitted with electricity capacity of not more than 1 MW;
2.3. installation-the installation of cogeneration, which provided electricity and useful thermal energy production in one technological cogeneration. II. efficiency criteria of cogeneration power plants and the qualifications for the right to sell electricity produced under compulsory purchase 3. Qualify for the right to sell electricity produced under compulsory purchase or receive a guarantee of origin can cogeneration power plants, consisting of cogeneration facilities and individual heat boilers or cogeneration equipment and only from which simultaneously produce electricity and useful heat energy, using one or more of the following production technologies : 3.1 combined cycle gas turbine with heat recovery;
3.2. the steam condensing extraction turbine with termofikācij of nozartvaik;
3.3. steam backpressure turbine;
3.4. gas turbine with heat recovery;
3.5. internal combustion engine;
3.7. Stirling engines;
3.8. fuel cells;
3.9. the steam engine;
3.10. Organic Rankine cycles;
3.11. other technologies or combinations thereof, if, they use, while possible to produce electricity and useful heat.
4. in order to determine the effectiveness of cogeneration power plants, the primary energy savings calculated resulting from the power plant for the manufacture of cogeneration cogeneration energy (PEI). The calculation shall use the following formula: that cogeneration equipment-electric efficiency of the given period, calculated using the rules referred to in point 6 the formula; -the efficiency of the separate production of electricity, depending on the type of fuel used (annex 1); -cogeneration plants for the thermal efficiency of a given time period, calculated using the rules referred to in paragraph 7 of the formula; -the efficiency of the separate production of heat depending on the type of fuel used (annex 1).
5. meet the cogeneration power plant efficiency criteria and is entitled to sell the electricity produced in the framework of compulsory purchase if the primary energy savings calculated are: 5.1 greater than 1% low-power cogeneration power plants;
5.2. no less than 10% other cogeneration power plants.
6. electrical cogeneration equipment efficiency within a time period of not less than six months, calculated using the following formula: that cogeneration equipment in production-electricity during the period, which shall not be less than six months (MWh); (B) the total quantity of fuel-which consumed electricity and useful heat cogeneration facility for the period of not less than six months (MWh).
7. equipment for Cogeneration heat efficiency in a specific time period, which shall not be less than six months, calculated using the following formula: that cogeneration equipment in production-appropriate amount of heat generated during the relevant period, which shall not be less than six months (MWh); (B) the total quantity of fuel-which consumed electricity and useful heat cogeneration facility for the period of not less than six months (MWh).
8. The merchant, who plans to get the right to sell electro station cogeneration of electricity produced under compulsory purchase, submit to the Ministry of the economy according to the application of this provision in paragraph 9. The merchant may submit the application for the service of an existing cogeneration power plant cogeneration power plant or projected. The use of cogeneration power plants that already have the right to sell electricity produced under compulsory purchase, the application shall be accompanied, where the installed capacity is increased, in order to assess the conformity of the cogeneration power plant this rule laid down in paragraph 5 of the effectiveness criteria after a capacity enhancement. 9. the submissions made using this provision set out in annex 2 of the sample. The application shall be signed by the authorized officer of the merchant. The application fills in the text, and must not contain corrections. Page number of the application and each page initialled by an authorised officer of the merchant. The application shall be accompanied by the following documents: 9.1. Merchant's registration certificate or a copy of the certified copy, if the original is shown shall be submitted;
9.2. the electricity generation license copy if license need specific legislation;
9.3. a description of the cogeneration power plant with technical data justifying the application included in the indicators;
9.4. the useful heat energy sale agreement or a certified copy of the letter of intent. 10. Ministry of the economy, the appearance of the application within 20 days. If the application does not contain all the provisions of the information specified in annex 2 or the application is not accompanied by all the rules laid down in paragraph 9 of the documents of the Ministry of economy asked it to submit within 30 days. If the merchant within the information or documents are not submitted, the Ministry of economy shall decide to reject the application and inform the operator when you send the application back. 11. If the application and the documents attached to it meeting the requirements of this regulation, the Ministry of economy on the basis of the information provided in the application, pursuant to these rules 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the procedures laid down in paragraph 20dien after receiving all necessary information, verify the compliance of the cogeneration power plant rules laid down in paragraph 5 the efficiency criteria. If a cogeneration power plant meets these criteria, the Ministry of economy shall decide on the assignment of the economic operator concerned of cogeneration power plants sell electricity produced in the framework of the compulsory purchase and issue the appropriate decision of the operator (in triplicate). 12. Ministry of the economy shall take a decision not to grant the operator the right to sell a given power plant cogeneration of electricity produced under compulsory purchase in the following cases: 12.1. power plant cogeneration do not meet the rules set out in paragraph 5 of the effectiveness criteria;
12.2. the application or the documents attached to it, the data supplied are contradictory or not properly justified, or is made in arithmetic errors in determining the compliance of the cogeneration power plant rules referred to in paragraph 5 of the effectiveness criteria. 13. the decision of the Ministry of the economy not to grant the operator the right to sell a given power plant cogeneration of electricity produced under compulsory purchase the merchant may be appealed to the administrative procedure law. III. Compulsory purchase order and supervision of compulsory purchase of 14 on the basis of the public traders (hereinafter dealer) and the merchant or its authorized person. Before the conclusion of the contract the merchant submits a dealer one of the provisions referred to in paragraph 11 of the decision of the Ministry of the economy copies. 15. To sell electricity under the compulsory purchase of cogeneration power plants shall be equipped with: 15.1. produced in the cogeneration plants, and placed under the grid from the electricity meter of the accounts received, which corresponds to the electricity system operator (hereinafter referred to as the system operator) and published technical requirements. Tracking and measuring installation seal signature of cogeneration power plants, the system operator and trader representatives;
15.2. heat meter or meter of the accounting system, which provides the thermal energy produced in the cogeneration equipment, individual heat pots or other forms of heat produced and sold to the user useful heat separate accounts;
15.3. the measurement of the measuring device or system that supports cogeneration facility and other facilities heating fuels consumed in separate accounts. 16. At a time when the cogeneration power plant electricity not produced or manufactured less than consuming their own needs, it buys electricity from the merchant. 17. The settlement periods for electricity sales and purchases within the compulsory purchase is one calendar month. 18. From the cogeneration power plant, which has received the right to sell electricity produced under compulsory purchase, the dealer bought only cogeneration of electricity surplus remaining after electro energy cogeneration power plant of the use. The remaining amount of electricity calculated in point 19 of these rules.
19. the settlement periods in the cogeneration of electricity the quantity remaining at the disposal of the cogeneration power plant electricity needs, determine the following: 19.1. calculates the actual total cogeneration facility energy efficiency, using the following formula: where-the settlement period in the cogeneration plant produced electricity, determined in accordance with the tracking generator output measuring readings (MWh); Qnp-billing period cogeneration facility useful heat production (MWh); BNP-billing period cogeneration facility consumed fuel quantity (MWh); 19.2. assumes that the quantity of electricity produced in cogeneration, which left after the use of cogeneration of electricity power plant, the settlement period is equal to the quantity of electricity transferred to the electricity grid, if one of the following conditions is fulfilled: 19.2.1. cogeneration facility that uses this rule 3.1 or 3.2. in point technology, the actual total energy production efficiency is 80% or more; 19.2.2. cogeneration facility that uses any of these regulations 3.3., 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7 or 3.8. set point technology, the actual total energy production efficiency is 75% or greater; 19.3. If the calculated cogeneration installations, the actual overall efficiency is less than this rule 19.2.2 in 19.2.1. or certain value, the cogeneration of electricity the quantity remaining after use of cogeneration power plants, is calculated using the following formula: where
20. The amount of electricity that according to this provision, the procedure set out in point 19 shall not be recognised as cogeneration units produced, the merchant may sell any electricity market participant by mutual agreement on the conditions of the sale, or the seller of the lowest market price in a given billing period. 21. Each year, before 1 March in the Ministry of the economy, submit a merchant account for each of its owned cogeneration power plant (annex 4). The data provided in the report establishing the officer that the cogeneration power plant electricity is connected. The report shall be submitted in paper form and electronically (MS Excel). 22. review the useful heat is added to a copy of the contract of sale. 23. the national control of the cogeneration power plant energoinspekcij in complying with regulations governing the energy sector requirements, but the system operator and trader-electricity and heat tracking devices. 24. on the basis of the provisions referred to in paragraph 21 of the report data, Ministry of the economy three months after receipt of the report shall assess the compliance of the cogeneration power plant rules laid down in paragraph 5 the efficiency criteria. If a cogeneration power plant does not meet the criteria of efficiency, economy Ministry sent warning the operator of cogeneration power plants and losing the right to sell electricity produced in cogeneration compulsory purchase. 25. Within six months after the receipt of alerts the operator to restore the eligibility of cogeneration power plants 5. these provisions laid down in point of efficiency criteria and to submit a report on the Ministry of the economy, for the period corresponding to the provisions laid down in annex 4 to the form. If the report data show that cogeneration power plant still does not meet the criteria of efficiency, economy Ministry 20 days prepare a decision to deprive the trader the right to sell electricity produced in cogeneration compulsory purchase. The decision to send the merchant, the merchant and the system operator. 26. on the basis of this provision, the decision referred to in paragraph 25, the dealer end the provisions laid down in point 14 of the contract. Cogeneration power plant, after termination of the agreement may continue to work and sell the electricity produced for any market participant by mutual agreement on the conditions of sale. 27. If the merchant wishes to waive the right to sell electricity produced in cogeneration compulsory purchase, it shall notify its decision to the Ministry of Economy, the traders and system operators. The Ministry of economy within 30 days after receipt of the notification of the administrative act shall be prepared and sent to the merchant, the system operator and the operator. This provision is laid down in point 14 of the discontinuing of the contract no earlier than three months after the notification of the decision of the economic operator to waive the right to compulsory purchase. 28. by paragraph 14 of these regulations in a specific contract termination the trader still has the obligation to submit these rules referred to in paragraph 21 of the report. IV. electricity produced in Cogeneration pricing of cogeneration power plants, 29, received the right to sell electricity produced under compulsory purchase and which installed electric capacity is greater than four megawatts, the trader buys the quantity of electricity produced in cogeneration, which, based on this provision, paragraph 19 of the price set by the public service Commission Regulation (regulator) according to the methodology approved by the regulators.
30. Cogeneration power plants, which installed electric capacity of not more than four megawatts of cogeneration of electricity price is determined using the following formula: 30.1. cogeneration power plants that use fuels renewable energy sources or turf:, where C-price without value added tax for which the trader buys electricity produced in cogeneration ($/MWh); TG-regulator approved natural gas sales end tariffs without value added tax, if natural gas calorific value kcal/m3 is 7900 n ($/t. n. m3); k-factor of price differentiation, which depends on the power plant installed in a cogeneration electric power; 30.2. the others: cogeneration power plants; 30.3. If a cogeneration facility uses renewable energy or peat and other fuels, electricity price was calculated as a weighted average of different types in proportion to fuel consumption. In this case, the cogeneration power plant shall be equipped with a measurement system that allows you to list separately each type of fuel consumption. If renewable energy sources constitutes at least 90% of the fuel consumed in the cogeneration installation, then assumes that all cogeneration plant produced electricity is produced from renewable energy sources.
31. in order to calculate the price at which the dealer buys according to paragraph 19 of these rules defined for the cogeneration cycle the amount of electricity produced using this rule set out in paragraph 30:31.1. using the rules set out in annex 5 k values of the coefficient depending on the installed cogeneration power plant electrical power;
19.4. use regulators approved trading in natural gas the final tariffs Tg natural gas consumption volume (annex 5) depending on the power plant installed in a cogeneration electric power. V. electricity produced in Cogeneration proof of origin 32. Merchants can get a guarantee of origin that it owned cogeneration power plants produced electricity meets the requirements in these rules efficiency requirements. 33. The provisions referred to in paragraph 32 of the proof of origin shall be issued by the Ministry of economy. 34. The proof of origin is issued for the quantity of electricity produced in this rule set out in paragraph 5 of the effectiveness of a qualifying cogeneration power plant and is determined in accordance with paragraph 19 of these rules. 35. If the operator wants to receive a proof of origin for electricity produced during the year, it shall be submitted to the rule referred to in paragraph 21 of the report states that wish to receive proof of origin. 36. If the operator wants to receive a proof of origin for a shorter period of time (not less than three months) of electricity produced in cogeneration, it shall submit the application to the Ministry of the economy. The application shall be accompanied by information on the operation of the cogeneration power plant for the period in question. Information submitted through this provision prescribed in annex 4 of the form. 37. the Ministry of the economy shall issue the certificate of origin or provide reasoned refusal within 30 days after this rule laid down in paragraph 21 of the report or the rules laid down in paragraph 36 of the submission and receipt of the information. VI. final question 38. for cogeneration power plants, who started work to this provision to the date of entry into force of these regulations and section 15.3 15.2 shall apply from 1 august 2008. Informative reference to European Union Directive provisions included in the law arising from the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 February 2004, Directive 2004/8/EC on the promotion of cogeneration based on a useful heat demand in the internal energy market and amending Directive 92/42/EEC. Prime Minister a. Halloween economic Minister a. Štokenberg of annex 1 of the Cabinet of Ministers on 6 November 2006, regulations no 921 efficiency the efficiency of I. for separate production of electricity no PO box fuel efficiency, gaseous fuel 1 0.45 2. Liquid fuels solid fuels 3 0.40 0.30 II. Efficiency of the separate production of heat no PO box fuel efficiency, 1. Gaseous Fuels 0.90 2. Liquid fuels solid fuels 3 0.88 0.80 Economic Minister a. Štokenberg in annex 2 of the Cabinet of Ministers on 6 November 2006, regulations no 921 economic Minister a. Štokenberg 3. Annex to the Cabinet of Ministers on 6 November 2006, regulations no 921 relationship between installed cogeneration equipment electrical and thermal power of the various cogeneration technologies no BC cogeneration technology for the ratio between electricity and heat () 1. Combined cycle gas turbine with heat recovery of 0.95 2. Steam condensing extraction turbine with termofikācij of nozartvaik the 0.45 3. Steam backpressure turbine 0.45 4. Gas turbine with heat recovery-0.55 5. Internal combustion engine 0.75 economic Minister a. Štokenberg in annex 4 of the Cabinet of Ministers on 6 November 2006, regulations no 921 economic Minister a. Štokenberg in annex 5. The Cabinet of Ministers on 6 November 2006, regulations no 921 factor k values and natural gas consumption in cogeneration power plants, depending on the installed electrical power cogeneration power plant of p.k. installed electric capacity factor k value natural gas consumption per year, n does not exceed 0.08 m3 1 MW-2.126000 25,000 1.240 greater than 0.08 MW but not exceeding 0.15 1.231 126000-1260000 3. Greater than 0.15 MW but not exceeding 0.20 MW 1.202 4. Greater than 0.20 MW but less than 0.40 MW. 1.131 5 greater than 0.40 MW but less than 0.60 MW 1.086 6. Greater than 0.60 MW up to 0.80 MW 1.055 7. Greater than, but shall not exceed 1.00 0.80 MW MW 1.072 8. Greater than, but shall not exceed 1.50 1.00 MW MW 1.035 1260000-9.12600000 greater than 1.50 2.00 MW MW, but less than 10 greater than 2.00 1.008 MW but not exceeding 2.50 MW 0.992 11. Greater than, but shall not exceed 3.00 2.50 MW MW 0.982 more than 12 but less than 3.50 3.00 MW MW 0.974 greater than 13 MW, but less than 3.50 4.00 MW a. Minister of Economics 0.965 Štokenberg in
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