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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.

Introduction to FaStGO

Consultation on the FaStGO Statistics Development for GOs

To improve the GO statistics we are welcoming your input in our statistics survey. The survey closes on 30 September 2020.

FaStGO Webinars

29 October 2020: next FaStGO stakeholder workshop

Design specification for GO statistics, Residual mix, IT infrastructure
See more here.

11 June 2020: FaStGO proposal for a revised EN16325 standard on GOs

Proposal how to revise the European standard on Guarantees of Origin.
See more here.

10 March 2020: New Residual Mix calculation methodology

AIB has updated the Residual Mix calculation methodology to overcome issues with the previous methodology.
See more here.

Consultation (closed) on a draft text for a revised EN16325 standard on guarantees of origin

The FaStGO project team prepared a proposal for a revised EN16325 standard on guarantees of origin (GOs). Participation in the consultation on this text proposal was invited and ran from 25th May till 19th June.
The consultation report with an updated text proposal was published as Task 2 (see /project deliverables).