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Energimyndigheten becomes the new Swedish member of the AIB

Monday, 21 August 2017

On June 9th 2017, the Swedish Energy Agency (Energimyndigheten) was accepted as a member of the AIB. From June 1st onwards, EECS certificates for electricity generators in Sweden have been issued solely by the certificate registry CESAR, which is operated by the Agency.

Guarantees of origin can be issued either in a national version, which is only transferrable within Sweden, or in an EECS version for transfer anywhere in Europe. Both types can be issued for any type of electricity production, be it renewable, fossil, or nuclear.

Energimyndigheten has been issuing body for guarantees of origin since January 1st 2015, a role which it took over from Svenska Kraftnät, the transmission systems operator, but the handling of EECS certificates has until now been delegated to the Finnish ...

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