Country:France
Year:2001
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2001
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:
Agency:Ministere de lEconomie, des finances et de lindustrie
Description:The government has developed a legal framework to promote efficient co-generation systems: - The decree of 6 December 2001 gave details of how electricity produced by co-generation was going to become mandatory for power generators. - The decree of 10 May 2001 defines the conditions of purchase of electricity produced by operators benefiting from the obligation to buy electricity produced by co-generation.The purchase rate is determined by reference to the offset costs for EdF assuming financially balanced production facilities (i.e. marginal long-term cost). - The decree of 3 July 2001 determines the technical characteristics of co-generation installations, which are eligible to benefit from the obligation to purchase electricity. - The decree of 31 July 2001 determines the conditions for the purchase of electricity.

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