Regulation (2009:1577) Of State Support For Energy Audits

Original Language Title: Förordning (2009:1577) om statligt stöd till energikartläggning

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2009:1577

Scope and purpose



Article 1 this regulation lays down provisions on aid to

mapping of a company's energy use in order to

achieve an efficient use of energy.



Definitions



section 2 of the terms and expressions used in this regulation were

the same meaning as in the Commission Regulation (EU) no

651/2014 of 17 June 2014, declaring certain categories of

aid compatible with the common market in accordance with

articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty. Regulation (2014:1532).



Conditions for support



paragraph 3 of the support may only be provided in accordance with the conditions

specified in chapter i and in article 49 of Commission Regulation

(EU) No 651/2014.



Aid under this Regulation may be granted only if there are

funds. Regulation (2014:1532).



section 4 Support may be provided to companies that have a final

use of energy at more than 0.3 GWh per year.



If an undertaking with activities in the primary production of

agricultural products include at least 100 animal units may support

be left to the company even if it does not comply with the requirement

in the first paragraph. Regulation (2014:1532).



paragraph 5 of the Support shall not be granted if the



1. energy mapping covers a building owner's

obligations under the Act (2006:985) on energy declarations,



2. participation in the program for energy efficiency

under the Act (2004:1196) if the application for

energy efficiency, or



3. the undertaking covered by the obligation to make a

energy audits under the Act (2014:266) about

energy audits in large companies. Regulation (2014:352).



6 § Energy mapping should contain proposals for action

for energy efficiency.



section 7 of The companies that have granted support to establish a

energy plan that shows the result of energy mapping and

which of the measures suggested there that the company has for

intend to implement.



The amount of aid



8 § the eligible costs are the costs of

energy mapping.



The aid may not exceed 50% of the eligible

the costs, to a maximum of 50 000 kroons. Regulation (2014:1532).



Application and payment



section 9 of the State's energy authority decides in cases of aid in accordance with the

This regulation.



Application for assistance shall be made in writing to the State

the energy authority. An application for aid must be submitted to the

authority before the energy map is ordered.



section 10 of the application for aid shall include information on



1. company name, number of employees, annual turnover and

balance sheet total,



2. the activities to be mapped, and the location of the

the mapping,



3. the amount of final use of energy for the previous calendar year

or stating the number of animal units that the company includes,



4. whether the company has the obligation to establish a

energy certification under the Act (2006:985) if

energy certification of buildings,



5. project start and end date,



6. the cost of the survey and the amount of funding that

needed, and



7. whether the applicant has applied for or received other public

financing or financing from the European Union for

the same eligible costs. Regulation (2014:1532).



section 11 Of the Swedish Energy Agency decides to grant support to

It also determine when energy mapping last should be

complete.



A decision on the aid may be combined with the conditions necessary for

to meet the objective of the aid. The conditions shall be set out in

the decision.



12 § When energy mapping is complete, the beneficiary

written request the payment of the aid. A request for

payment of the aid shall be submitted to the State

Energy Authority within six months of the

energy survey, according to the Authority's decision, last will

be completed.



To request for payment, the beneficiary shall attach

energy plan under section 7 and the detailed documentary evidence

in order to establish the cost of energy mapping.



12 a of An 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.

Regulation (2014:1532).



paragraph 13 of the decision to pay the aid should be subject to conditions

If the beneficiary shall submit the information required for

monitoring and evaluation of aid. The decision may also

combined with the other conditions required for the purpose of

the aid shall be met. Regulation (2014:1532).



paragraph 14 of the State's energy authority may decide that a granted

support in whole or in part shall not be paid if the



1. the applicant for aid by providing false

information or in any other way have caused it

granted improperly or with excessive amounts,



2. the aid for any other reason have been granted incorrectly or

with the high amount and the recipient should have realised it, or



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



Refunds and chargebacks



15 § the recipient of aid under this regulation are

repayment required if any of the grounds referred to in paragraph 14 of the

exists.



section 16 if a beneficiary is obliged to refund under section 15,

to the Swedish Energy Agency decide to fully or partially

claim back the aid. If there are special reasons,

The Swedish Energy Agency remit the reimbursement fully

or in part.



Follow-up and evaluation



section 17 of the State's energy authority shall keep the records referred to

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

Regulation (2014:1532).



Authorization



section 18 of the State's energy authority may provide for

the energy content of the map facility.



The Swedish Energy Agency will also announce the details

If the information to be provided in the application for assistance, in the context

with the request for payment, before the follow-up and evaluation

of the aid, and the other provisions necessary for

the enforcement of this regulation.



Appeal



section 19 of the 22 a of the Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) contains provisions

If the appeal to the administrative court. Other decisions

than a decision under section 12 and section 14 shall not, however, be appealed.

Regulation (2014:1532).