Country:Poland
Year:2007
Policy status:Ended
Date Effective:2007
Date Ended:2012
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Monitoring
Policy Target:Energy Utilities>CHP
Agency:Ministry of Economy, Department of Energy
URL:http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2004:052:0050:0060:EN:PDF
Legal References:Executive order amending Polish Energy Law
Description:

Since the implementation of the CHP Directive (2004/8/EC) in Poland's legal system the Polish Energy Law has been amended and The Minister of Economy has issued various acts guaranteeing the origins of electricity produced by high efficiency cogeneration.

Since 1 July 2007 companies that supply electricity to end users are obliged to obtain certificates of origin of electricity produced from high efficiency cogeneration. Failure to obtain the certificates results in a substitute fee being levied on the electricity suppliers.

Certificates could be traded in the stock exchange or similar entity. The value of the substitute payment unit is set by The Energy Regulatory Office. The substitute fee is based on the difference between the average market price of electricity and the costs of production in high efficiency cogeneration plants.

This support scheme ended at the end of 2012.

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