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法規名稱(Title) Implementation Regulations Governing Voluntary Renewable Energy Certificates Ch
公發布日(Date) 2017.10.27
法規沿革(Legislative) 11 Articles adopted and promulgated by Ministerial Order on 27 October 2017
法規內文(Content) Article 1   The Regulations are formulated in accordance with Paragraph 2, Article 14
                of the Commodity Inspection Act.
Article 2   The terms specified in the Regulations are defined as follows:
                 1. Renewable Energy: Refers to renewable energy specified in Article 3 of 
                     the Renewable Energy Development Act.
                 2. Renewable Energy Power Facility (hereinafter referred to as the Power
                     Facility): Refers to a renewable energy power facility specified in Article 
                     3 of the Renewable Energy Development Act.
                 3. Renewable Energy Certificate (hereinafter referred to as the Certificate): 
                     Refers to a certificate issued by the National Renewable Energy
                     Certification Center, Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection,
                     MOEA (hereinafter referred to as the Certification Center) after
                     inspecting a power facility and verifying its power generation.
                 4. Applicant: Refers to a renewable energy power generating enterprise or a 
                     self-use renewable energy power generating facility setter, except for
                     those participating in the feed-in tariff scheme and the GHG emission
                     offset project.
Article 3    To apply for the Certificate, an Applicant shall submit an application form
                 and the following documents to the Certification Center:
                 1. Company registration certificate, business registration certificate, plant
                     registration certificate, or other equivalents or ID documents.
                 2. Proof of relevant issuance documents of a Renewable Energy Power 
                     Facility specified in accordance with the provisions of the second 
                     paragraph of the preceding article.
                 3. Other relevant documents specified by the Certification Center.
Article 4    To apply for the transfer of the Certificate, an applicant shall submit an 
                 application form, transfer documents, and a copy of the transferee’s
                 registration certificate or ID document to the Certification Center for
                 registration.
                 The transfer of the Certificate will be limited to once. However, if the
                 circumstances are exceptional and get approved by the Certification Center,
                 it shall not be limited.
Article 5    After the Certification Center accepts the application, the Certification
                 Center shall execute the documentation review, examination and on-site
                 inspection.
                 If application documents do not meet the requirements, the Bureau of
                 Standards, Metrology and Inspection, MOEA (hereinafter referred to as the
                 BSMI) shall inform the Applicant to correct documents within 14 working
                 days following the date of a notice served. Additional 14 working days may 
                 be extended if necessary. Those who have not completed the document
                 correction within the prescribed time limit, BSMI may dismiss the
                 application cases on its own initiative.
                 If application documents meet the requirements after review, the Applicant
                 shall cooperate with the Certification Center to execute the on-site 
                 inspection within 3 months upon the acceptance of the application; however, 
                 the Applicant may apply for the extension for up to 3 months towards the 
                 Certification Center with proper causes. If the Applicant still fails to
                 cooperate in the on-site inspection, the BSMI will dismiss and reject the
                 application cases.
Article 6    If the on-site inspection executed and handled by the Certification Center
                 meets the requirements, the Power Facility will be approved for registration
                 and an inspection report will be issued to the Applicant.   
                 If the on-site inspection does not meet the requirements, the Applicant may 
                 apply to the Certification Center for the second inspection with related
                 evidence attached within 14 working days following the date of the report
                 received. To apply for the second inspection and review is no more than
                 once.
Article 7    After the application is approved by the BSMI, the power generation will
                 start counting and accumulating from the date following the date of the
                 report issued. The Certification Center will issue an electronic certificate to 
                 the Applicant per 1000 kWh and register its numbers issued.
                 The Certification Center may execute the follow-up inspection of the Power
                 Facility and the follow-up verification of its power generation on a regular
                 basis or from time to time.
Article 8    A certificate holder may have its certificates verified for the proof of
                 renewable energy used in the year of power generation, the GHG emission 
                 inventory, and the statement of its corporate social responsibility and shall
                 register with the Certification Center within 5 working days after the use or
                 announcement. Certificates used or announced are not allowed to be
                 transferred.   
Article 9    When there are changes in the basic information of the Applicant or its
                 related documents registered with the Certification Center or other facts that
                 affect the registration, the Applicant may apply for changes towards the 
                 Certification Center with related documents attached within 1 month from
                 the date of occurrence.
Article 10   If the Applicant is verified to apply for certificates that have been issued or 
                 to forge its power generation data, the BSMI will revoke and record its
                 false certificates. The Applicant is allowed to reapply for a certificate after 6
                 months from the date of revocation.
Article 11   The Regulations take effect since its release date.