Country:Netherlands
Year:2004
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2004
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:
Agency:Ministry of Economic Affairs
URL:http://www.certiq.nl/english
Legal References:European Energy Certification System ? Basic Commitment Release 1-2, 7 June 2004
Description:The Dutch government has introduced production certificates to enable a distinction to be made between electricity produced from renewable energy sources and ‘standard electricity. These certificates constitute a ‘guarantee of origin and serve as proof that electricity was produced in an ecologically sound manner. CertiQ is the organisation managing the certificate issue system.

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