Regulation (2014:1528) Of State Aid For The Production Of Biogas

Original Language Title: Förordning (2014:1528) om statligt stöd till produktion av biogas

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2014:1528

Introductory provision



paragraph 1 of this regulation are regulations on State aid

to the company for the production of biogas from manure.



section 2 of assistance under this regulation is given as an operating aid in

accordance with the conditions laid down in Chapter 1 and

Article 43 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 651/2014 of

17 June 2014 declaring certain categories of aid

compatible with the common market under articles 107 and

108 of the Treaty.



Definition



3 § with manure gas means a gas upgrading plant produced from

manure in a biogas plant.



Conditions for support



section 4 Support may be provided subject to availability of funds.



paragraph 5 of the Support shall not be granted for the production of plants where

farmyard manure mixed with sewage sludge.



section 6 of the Aid should not be provided for the portion of a gas upgrading plant that can be adopted

originate in other substrates than manure.



section 7 of the aid may be granted only to establishments which, in the case

such approval is required, approved according to the rules of

animal by-products.



section 8 assistance may be granted only to establishments which have

connected equipment to torch or burn gas at

overproduction or malfunction can not be exploited.



§ 9/expires U: 2016-01-01/

Support may be provided with not more than 20 cents per kWh that the

produced manure gas contains.



Support, however, should not be left with a higher amount than to

compensate for the difference between the cost of producing

energy from the renewable source of energy and

the market price of the form of energy concerned.



Any investment aid that the company in question has a

the new installation will be deducted from

production costs when the amount of the aid determined.



§ 9/entry into force: 01/01/2016

Support may be provided with a maximum of 40 cents per kWh that the produced manure gas contains.



Support, however, should not be left with a higher amount than to compensate for the difference between the cost of producing energy from the renewable energy sources and the market price of the form of energy concerned.



Any investment aid that the company in question has received for the new plant must be deducted from production costs when the amount of the aid determined.

Regulation (2015:573).



10 § support may only be provided for manure gas produced

After the application for aid has been received.



Application



section 11 of the application for assistance shall be made in writing to the State

agricultural works.



section 12 of a company applying for aid must provide

Agriculture, the documents and information agency

need to be able to examine the application.



section 13, if a company does not provide the documents or information

imposed by section 12, shall be given the opportunity within a certain

time supplement the application. Is not an invitation to

complete the application, it may be tested on an "as is" basis.



Determining authority



section 14 of the Agriculture Department examines issues relating to assistance under this

Regulation.



paragraph 15 of the decision on aid to agriculture, specify the conditions

necessary to meet the purpose of the aid.



Documentation and reporting



section 16 of a beneficiary is obliged, upon request of

Agriculture Department leave it basis needed to Sweden

to comply with the obligations resulting from the Commission's

Regulation (EC) No 651/2014 or otherwise such information

as the Agriculture Department needs to be able to assess the aid.



section 17 of the Agriculture Department shall keep the records referred to in

Article 12 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 651/2014.



Refunds and chargebacks



section 18 of the aid under this Regulation may not be paid

to an undertaking which is subject to payment requirements because

by a decision of the European Commission which declares a

the aid illegal and incompatible with the internal market.



section 19 of the Agriculture Department may decide that a granted aid brand

or in part will not be paid if the



1. the receiver by providing incorrect information or

otherwise caused to aid incorrectly

or with excessive amounts,



2. the aid for any other reason has been supplied incorrectly, or with

an excessive amount and the recipient should have known this,

or



3. the conditions for the aid have not been respected.



20 § the recipient of aid under this regulation are

repayment required if any of the grounds specified in section 19 of

1-3.



section 21 if a beneficiary is obliged to refund under 20

§, the Agriculture Department may decide to fully or partially require

back support. If there are special reasons,

The Agriculture Department may waive requirements for the repayment in full or in

partially.



Appeal



section 22 of 22 a of the Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) contains provisions

If the appeal to the administrative court. Other decisions

than decisions under sections 18 and 19 may not be appealed.



Authorization



section 23 of the Agriculture Department may announce further provisions concerning

conditions for support. The Agriculture Department may provide for

the enforcement of this regulation.