Financial guarantee, when it can be paid in installments
(Rinnovabili.it) – The new ones are online operating instructions of the GSE For him photovoltaic WEEE of the incentivized systems in the Energy Account. This morning the Manager published the updated document with the latest regulatory requirements; prescriptions that introduce the possibility of pay the amount of the financial guarantee in installments that those responsible must pay for the collection, transportation, appropriate treatment, recovery and disposal of the modules at the end of their life.
The novelty was introduced by DL February 24, 2023, n.13 (Conversion Law of April 21, 2023, n. 41) which established, only in the case of joining one of the recognized collective systems, the option of paying this guarantee within a maximum period of five years from the date of the signing of the corresponding contract. The same rule also establishes that the GSE, in case of unpaid fees, will pay the missing annual payments by reducing the incentive fees and at the same time transferring them to the same collective information system.
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We remind you that providing the financial guarantee to a Collective System (as long as it is registered in the National Registry) is an alternative option to the retention of the GSE for photovoltaic WEEE. In the first case, the Responsible Persons deposit 10 euros into the trust for each of the incentivized panels. Otherwise, the GSE retains the same value of the incentive rates and applies to any type of photovoltaic WEEE. Both domestic (from systems with a nominal power less than 10 kW) and professional (from systems with a nominal power greater than or equal to 10 kW). The value of the participation is defined according to market criteria and based on the average costs supported by the collective electrical and electronic waste management systems, so it can be updated based on the evolution of the market itself.
In this regard, the GSE recalled today through a press release that for those responsible for the photovoltaic systems incentivized in the Energy Account, the June 30, 2024 is the deadline for communicate membership in one of the Collective Systems qualified. If you do not participate, the Administrator will retain the shares.
“It specifies – we read in the press release – IIn addition, the GSE is beginning a specialized technical discussion phase on the implementation of the regulation of WEEE derived from photovoltaic panels with the main actors of the system and with the other national institutions responsible for this activity, also with the aim of promoting an exchange . of data and information in the interest of the country system and promote an update of the reference regulatory framework. Finally, it should be noted that, in order to guarantee an adequate level of transparency, the GSE is defining a specific section on its institutional website in which the main information on the amount of the guarantee fees retained will be published, with the aim of guarantee coverage of the management costs of WEEE derived from photovoltaic systems incentivized in the Energy Account”.