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September 25, 2020
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Green certificates traded in January-May 2016 went up to 1,599

The figure of the green certificates traded in the first five months of 2016 on the Centralized Green Certificates Market (PCCV) went up to 1,599 units, around 22.5 times smaller than the similar period of 2015, when some 35,875 units were traded, according to data released by the Energy Market Operator (OPCOM).

Some 60 selling, three purchase offers were launched in May, and 344 green certificates were traded at 132.4045 lei/certificate. In January 906 green certificates were traded , in February 81 and in April 268.

On the Green Certificates Market 875 participants were enlisted until 31 May 2016.

Last year, the number of the green certificated traded on the PCCV diminished by over 73 times, to 36.618 certificates, compared to over 2.675 million traded in 2014.

Transelectrica issued 15.1 million green certificates in 2015 until 10 March 2016, but 480,820 certificates have expired and couldn’t be traded anymore, according to data released on the OPCOM website.

So, the total number of Green Certificates issued for the renewable energy produced in 2015 by the participants on the green certificates’ market, sent to OPCOM raised up to 14,156,259 million, and the number of the green certificates for the energy produced until 10 March 2016 is 1,016,335.

The government has approved for 2016, at the National Regulatory Authority in Energy (ANRE)’s proposition, a 12.15pct quota of renewable energy, compared to 17pct as it was initially foreseen in Law 220/2008.

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