Country:Spain
Year:2011 (last updated 2016)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2011 (last updated 2016)
Policy Type:Information and Education>Information provision, Regulatory Instruments>Obligation schemes 
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources>CHP, Hydropower
Policy Sector:
Agency:Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism
URL:http://www.boe.es/diario_boe/txt.php?id=BOE-A-2011-17070
URL:https://www.boe.es/diario_boe/txt.php?id=BOE-A-2015-5635
Description:

Ministerial Order ITC/2914/2011: This Ministerial Order modifies the former Ministerial Order ITC/1522/2007, of 24th May, that establishes the regulation for Guarantees of Origin (GOs) of electricity produced from renewable energy sources and high efficiency combined heat and power (CHP) generation plants.

It incorporates Article 15 of Directive 2009/28/EC into Spanish law, in relation to the system of Guarantees of Origin of electricity produced from renewable energy sources and high efficiency combined heat and power (CHP) generation plants.

It regulates the aforementioned system in order to promote the Guarantees of Origin’s contribution to the electricity produced from renewable energy sources and to be used as evidence for the final consumer that a certain amount of energy has been produced from such sources, as well as to simplify the electricity trade from renewable energy sources and high efficiency CHP power plants.

Among many other things, it also modifies the scope of application of the system, in accordance with Directive 2009/28/EC, establishing that electricity produced from pumped storage units using water that has previously been pumped uphill should not be considered to be electricity produced from renewable energy sources.

The National Energy Commission (CNE, in its Spanish acronym), the Spanish energy regulator, is formally appointed to issue, register the information and manage the system of Guarantees of Origin of electricity produced from renewable energy sources and high efficiency combined heat and power generation plants.

In 2016, there was an update related to Garantees of Origin: OrderIET/931/2016 of 20th May modified some provisions of Ministerial Order ITC/1522/2007, and transposes also some provisions of Directive 2012/27/EU.

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