Purchasing procedures

Flanders

If your facility is connected directly to the Elia grid (70 kV to 30 kV) and has been authorised by VREG, you can make use of the Flemish support mechanisms

Send us the completed and signed application form for a green certificate contract  (in Dutch) via gc@elia.be.

If you are VAT-registered, you must send your invoice for the sale of green / cogeneration certificates, after receipt of the signed contract, either by post (Elia System Operator, Supplier Accounts, Keizerslaan 20, 1000 Brussels) or by e-mail (gc@elia.be).

Wallonia

How do I sell my green certificates to Elia at the guaranteed minimum price of €65?

Facilities whose capacity 10 kW or less

  • You are a user of the CWaPE extranet

When inputting your meter readings, choose the following sales option: “Je demande à Elia de racheter les certificats verts relatifs à la période ci-dessus au prix unitaire de 65 euros”. The sales transaction will take place automatically. Payment will be made within 45 days of receipt by Elia of the request for payment of the Walloon green certificates transmitted by CWaPE.

You can find more information on registering your meter reading in the SOLWATT user guide.

  • You are not a user of the CWaPE extranet

Complete the ’Relevé d’index trimestriel – Formulaire Non Extranet’ for each meter reading and send it by registered post to CWaPE. CWaPE will register your meter reading and the sales transaction will automatically proceed. Elia will make payment within 45 days of receipt by Elia of the request for payment of the Walloon green certificates transmitted by CWaPE.

Note: If, while entering your meter reading data, you did not opt to sell your green certificates to Elia at the guaranteed minimum price of €65, then you will not be able to sell them to Elia afterwards.

From 15/03/2013 all forms not sent by registered post, will not be treated by CwaPE.

How do I sell my previously obtained green certificates (“certificats verts anticipés”) to Elia at the guaranteed minimum price of €65?

  • You are a user of the CWaPE extranet

You can find more information on registering your application to sell your previously obtained green certificates automatically in following manuel.

  • You are not a user of the CWaPE extranet

Complete and sign the Formulaire de transaction vers Elia réservé exclusivement aux octrois anticipés de certificats verts’ and send it by registered post only to CWaPE. CWaPE will then register your application to sell your certificates to Elia and will pass on your bank account details to Elia so that Elia can pay you for the green certificates. Payment will be made within 45 days of receipt by Elia of the request for payment of the walloon green certificates.
The dates of receipt of requests for payment for Walloon green certificates are published on the Elia website in the section entitled “Date of receipt of the request for payment of the Walloon green certificates”.

Note: CWaPE will process your application to sell your certificates to Elia within 10 business days after receiving your form.

Note: Only CWaPE can register sales transactions for previously obtained green certificates (“certificats verts anticipés”) with Elia. You yourself do not need to register via the CWaPE extranet.

From 15/03/2013 all forms not sent by registered post, will not be treated by CwaPE.

I am VAT-registered. What do I have to do to receive payment for the green certificates I sold to Elia?

If you are VAT-registered, you must send your invoice for the sale of green certificates either by post (Elia System Operator, Supplier Accounts, Keizerslaan 20, 1000 Brussels) or by e-mail (gc@elia.be).

You can find a sample invoice here (in French).

Facilities whose capacity exceeds 10 kW

Enjoy the guaranteed minimum price of €65 per green certificate.