Applying for emissions trading compensation subsidy
- Permit or other obligation
- Public service
The emissions trading compensation subsidy recompenses limited industrial sectors for the additional costs of electricity prices due to emissions trading. The forest, metal, chemistry and textile industries are eligible for the compensation subsidy.
The subsidy for the indirect costs of emissions trading is fixed-term, and it will be paid for 2016–2020. The companies eligible for the compensation subsidy will be recompensed for 40% of the costs in 2016–2018 and 37.5% of the costs in 2019–2020.
The amount of the granted compensation subsidy is based on the price of the emissions allowance and the applicant’s electricity consumption, which is measured either by the product manufacturing or the electricity consumption of the manufacturing. A verifier approved by the Energy Authority must verify the information required in the subsidy application.
Do the following
1 Select a verifier from the verifiers approved by the Energy Authority. You can find the names of the approved verifiers on the Energy Authority’s website.
2 Submit the operator’s basic information form to the Energy Authority. Send the signed form to the Energy Authority or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
3 Use Suomi.fi e-Authorisation to authorise one or more people as the company’s SATU user. The mandate can be found under the energy supply category and its name is Applying for emissions trading compensation subsidy. If the authorised person is a foreign citizen or if there is more than one signatory at the same time, the Suomi.fi e-Authorisation cannot be used. In this case, fill in a power of attorney form and submit it to the Energy Authority. You can request to obtain the form from email@example.com.
4 Apply for support in SATU.
You can find more detailed instructions in the instructions for subsidy applicants.
To whom and on what terms
The following sectors or sub-sectors are eligible for the subsidy:
1310 Mining of iron ores
1430 Mining of chemical and fertiliser minerals
1711 Preparation and spinning of cotton-type fibres
1810 Manufacture of leather clothes
21111400 Mechanical wood pulp
2112 Manufacture of paper and paperboard
2413 Manufacture of other inorganic basic chemicals
2414 Manufacture of other organic basic chemicals
2415 Manufacture of fertilisers and nitrogen compounds
24163010 Polyvinyl chloride
24161035 Straight-chain low density polyethylene
24161050 High density polyethylene
24161039 Low density polyethylene
2470 Manufacture of man-made fibres
2710 Manufacture of basic iron and steel and of ferro-alloys
2742 Aluminium production
2743 Lead, zinc and tin production
2744 Copper production
To use the SATU system, an operator must:
- submit basic information on the operator and establishment to the Energy Authority using the operator’s basic information form
- authorise persons to use the Suomi.fi e-Authorisations in the system.
A fee is charged for the service.
Applications must be submitted between 1 January and 30 June on the year following the year in which the subsidy was determined on
Subsidy decisions will be made by the end of the calendar year in which the subsidy was applied for.