Regulation (2009:1533) On State Support For Energy Efficiency In Municipalities And County Councils

Original Language Title: Förordning (2009:1533) om statligt stöd till energieffektivisering i kommuner och landsting

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Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2009:1533

General provisions



§ 1 the aim of this regulation is to contribute to the

local governments prior to as good example for a

efficient use of energy in accordance with

European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/32/EC of 5

April 2006 on energy end-use efficiency and

energy services and repealing Council directive

93/76/EEC. The purpose is also to contribute to the

of the Riksdag adopted objectives for energy efficiency to

be achieved.



section 2 Of the availability of funds, State aid may be submitted to

local authorities and regions under this regulation. The aid may

relate to costs for municipal or County Council's strategic

work on energy efficiency from a systems perspective in

their own activities.



It may not be used in the preparation of

energy declarations under the Act (2006:985) if

energy certification of buildings.



Conditions for support



section 3 of the municipality or the County Council should commit to



1. establish a strategy energy efficiency,



2. actively work to implement the strategy, and



3. perform at least two of the measures as set out in

Regulation (2009:893) on energy-efficient measures

authorities.



section 4 of the Strategy in accordance with section 3 shall include targets for the

energy efficiency the municipality or the County Council intends to

achieve even in 2014 and 2020. The strategy will also

include an action plan for the work of

energy efficiency.



Aid intensity



section 5 of the annual budget for municipalities are calculated on the basis of

the number of inhabitants in the municipality on 31 december of the year preceding the year

that payment is made. If the application for aid coming in after

on June 30, however, paid only half the amount off as

is clear from the second paragraph.



If the municipality has



1. less than 30,000 inhabitants amounts to 280 000

Crowns,



2.30 000 – 59 999 inhabitants totals amount to 315 000

Crowns,



3.60 000 to 99 999 inhabitants amounts to 345 000

Crowns,



4.100 000-199 999 inhabitants amounts to 385 000

Crowns,



5.200 000 or more inhabitants equal amount to 435 000

SEK.



section 6 of the annual budget of the county councils are calculated on the basis of

the number of inhabitants in the county on 31 december of the year preceding the year in which

the payment is made. If the application for aid coming in after the

30 June, paid only half the amount out as shown

the second subparagraph.



If the County has



1. less than 200 000 inhabitants totals amount to 315 000

Crowns,



2.200 000-299 999 inhabitants amounts to 345 000

Crowns,



3.300 000 to 499 999 inhabitants amounts to 385 000

Crowns,



4.500 000 or more inhabitants equal amount to 435 000

SEK.



Application and payment



section 7 of the State's energy authority decides in cases of aid within the meaning of

This regulation.



Aid applications shall be made in writing to the State

energy administration.



section 8 A decision on aid will cover the period up to and including the year

2014. It should be clear from the decision when the strategy referred to in paragraph 3 of 1

last to reach the State's energy authority.



The support is paid up front for each calendar year. First

payment may be made after the decision on aid has been taken

by the national energy administration. Other payments may be made

only after the report under section 12 has been received by the

authority.



Article 9 of the State's energy authority may decide to no longer

pay support if



1. the recipient of the aid does not leave the report referred to in

section 12,



2. the aid has been used for any purpose other than it would have been

intended for, or



3. If the beneficiary of the aid has not been followed as set out in 3

§.



Refunds and chargebacks



10 § the recipient of aid under this regulation are

repayment required if



1. the aid has been used for any purpose other than it would have been

intended for, or



2. the recipient of the aid has not been followed as set out in section 3.



section 11 if a beneficiary is obliged to refund under 10

section, to the State's energy authority decide to fully or partially

claim back the aid. If there are special reasons, may

The State's energy authority may waive the requirement for reimbursement in full

or in part.



Reporting



section 12 of the Municipalities and regions that have received support, each

in a report to the authority on

energy efficiency work of the previous year.



Report for the first year shall include a statement of how

the aid was used and a record of which of the measures

laid down in the regulation on energy-efficient measures

authorities, which the municipality or the County Council intends to

implement.



Reports for other years shall include a statement of how

the aid has been used, the measures under the action plan and

According to the regulation on energy-efficient measures

authorities has been carried out and the impact of the

measures carried out.



Information and follow-up



section 13 of the State's energy authority to assist the local authorities and

County Council granted aid under this regulation with

information and advice on energy efficiency.



The State's energy authority to follow up and evaluate the left

aid.



Authorization



section 14 of the State's energy authority may provide for the

strategy in accordance with article 4 must be designed and on measurement and

reporting of the effects referred to in paragraph 12.



The State's energy authority may also communicate the detailed

provisions necessary for the implementation of this

Regulation.



Appeal



section 15 Decision pursuant to this Regulation may not be appealed.