Factsheet: Brussels green certificates

Brussels green certificates

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Description: 
The Brussels-Capital region introduced the quota system to increase the proportion of renewable energy in total energy generation. In Brussels-Capital, green certificates are allocated by the Brussels regulatory authority Brugel. The number of certificates depends on the amount of electricity generated (in kWh) in proportion with the CO2 saved: one certificate is issued for every 217 kg of CO2 saved. Annex IV of the Decree specifies the sustainability criteria of liquid and solid biomass.
Goal/Aim: 
- Increase the share of renewable energy in electricity production. - Increase the share of CHP in electricity production.

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