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FaStGO - Facilitating Standards for Guarantees of Origin

This project provides expert advice to the European Commission DG ENER, based on the terms of Reference N° ENER/C1/2019-517: “Technical support for RES policy development & implementation. Establishing technical requirements and facilitating the standardisation process for guarantees of origin on basis of Dir (EU) 2018/2001.”

Overview of Tasks 

  1. Mapping currently existing standardisation frameworks 

  2. Specification of the technical requirements for the extended coverage of GO 

  3. IT system specifications and the requirements for the associated infrastructure for cross-border exchange of GO for all energy carriers 

  4. Systems for EU-based market supervision statistics 

  5. Methodologies for enhanced prevention of financial fraud 

  6. Stakeholder consultation processes

The project runs for one year and started on 16th of December 2019.

Consultation on a draft text for a revised EN16325 standard on guarantees of origin:

FaStGO is preparing proposals for a revised EN16325 standard on guarantees of origin. We are consulting on our draft text proposal from 25th May - 19th June. This text proposal and the consultation results will be an input to CEN/CENELEC's revision of the EN16325 standard for GOs. To find out more about the consultation, please click here.

Webinar: FaStGO proposal for a revised EN16325 standard on GOs

Interested in sector coupling and upgrading European Guarantees of Origin? Join and listen how the FaStGO project partners propose to revise the European standard on Guarantees of Origin.

This webinar will take place on Thursday 11 June, 13:00-17:30CEST.
See more here.

FaStGO Residual Mix webinar

AIB has updated the Residual Mix calculation methodology to overcome issues with the previous methodology. The reasons for change and the new methodology, and the presentations given at a webinar on the topic held on 10th March 2020, are accessible from