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Case C- 457/15 Directive 2003/87/EC Vattenfall Europe Generation AG/ DE  When does the emission trading obligation arise for the inclusion of combustion of fuels in installations with a total rated thermal input > 20 MW in Annex I? 28.07.2016 

 

Inclusion of ‘Activities for the combustion of fuels in installations with a total rated thermal input > 20 MW’ in Annex I starts on the date of the first emissions of GHGs produced by the installation (even before producing electricity).

 

 

 

Case description: Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and to the Council, Report on the functioning of the European carbon market, 23 November 2017 (COM(2017) 693 final, p. 42 - 44