Guarantee of Origin
The regulation of the renewable energy directive (RED II) regarding guarantee of origin (GO) has been implemented in Finland. GOs are issued for
- electricity produced with renewable energy sources, nuclear power and efficient co-production
- renewable gas and hydrogen produced with renewable energy sources
- heat and cooling produced with renewable energy sources and waste heat and cold.
Act on Guarantees of Origin for Energy (1050/2021)
The Energy Authority supervises the compliance with the Act 1050/2021 and the provisions issues under the Act (1081/2021). Under the Consumer Protection Act (38/1978) the consumer ombudsman supervises the lawfulness of marketing in the context of the marketing of electricity, gas, hydrogen, heating or cooling to consumers.