Factsheet: Act on Electricity Supply

Act on Electricity Supply

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Act on Electricity Supply
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Bekendtgørelse af lov om elforsyning
Description: 
Managing and organising the national electricity market. This Act stipulates binding guidelines for the promotion of electricity from renewable sources. § 1. The purpose of the Act is to ensure that the country's electricity supply is organized and conducted in accordance with the interests of security of supply, economics, environment and consumer protection. § 2. This Act shall apply to the production, transport, trade and supply of electricity. RES electricity: Electricity produced using renewable energy sources covered by the Act on Promotion of renewable energy.
Goal/Aim: 
Managing and organising the national electricity market.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Energinet.dk

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2006
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014