Auctions and sale of Flemish certificates

As the local transmission system operator in Flanders, Elia organises auctions of green certificates and CHP certificates. How does this work?

Energy Decree

In accordance with Articles 7.1.6 § 2 and 7.1.7 § 2 of the Energy Decree of 8 May 2009 on energy policy, Elia, as the local transmission system operator in Flanders, regularly organises auctions of green certificates and combined heat and power (CHP) certificates.

Notice of next auction

Elia organises auction for flemish green certificates and cogeneration certificates in November 2019

As the local transmission system operator and in accordance with Articles 7.1.6(2) and 7.1.7(2) of the Energy Decree of 8 May 2009 on energy policy, Elia will organize an auction for 886.454 green certificates and 681.393 cogeneration certificates in November 2019. Elia purchased these certificates at the minimum price guaranteed in the Flemish region.

The auctions will be organised on the online platform Ariba and all bids have to be submitted no later than 19 November 18h00 CET . If you intend to participate in the auctions and you have not registered yet as a user on the online platform, please send an email to GC@elia.be. If you have registered as a user on the online platform, you will automatically receive an email with an invitation to participate in the auctions, once the auctions have been published on the online platform.

Here you can find the selling procedure (in Dutch).

If your company is not listed on the list of potential purchasers on the VREG website, then register for the list via www.vreg.be/kopen-en-verkopen (in Dutch).



Schedule of upcoming auctions

The indicative auction schedule is shown below – note that it may change due to unforeseen circumstances. 

 Auction Announcement by Elia Deadline for submission of participants' offers
1 5 February 2020 19 February 2020

Publication of results of past auctions

The table below shows the results of the auctions held this year and last year.  Results from previous years are available upon request

 Date Number of certificates Price Type of certificate
18/06/2019 240484  €92,73 Green
18/06/2019  338012 €26,04 Cogeneration
25/02/2019 240484 €90,22 Green
25/02/2019 405648 €24,88 Cogeneration
15/11/2018 263 929 €24,48 Cogeneration
15/11/2018 9 6921 €96,10 Green
14/09/2018 644 461 €27,63 Cogeneration
14/09/2018 90 000  €97,60 Green

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