Fees for traders

CertiQ doesn't operate for profit: we work on a cost-recovery basis. Any profit or loss in one year is adjusted in following years by raising or lowering the tariffs, which are set each year by the Board of TenneT, after consulting the CertiQ Participants’ Council.

Trader fees 

The annual membership for traders is €500. The table below shows the costs per MWh for trading in certificates for 2021 (the costs are the same as for 2020):

Transaction type

2020

2021

Charged to

Issuing GO (hydro, wind, solar)

€ 0,004

€ 0,004

Trader

Issuing biomass GoO's

€ 0,028

€ 0,028

Trader

Issuing GoO heat

€ 0,028

€ 0,028

Producer*/Trader

Issuing GoO's for conventional sources

€ 0,004

€ 0,004

Trader

Cancellations

€ 0,012

€ 0,012

Trader

Transfer within the Netherlands

€ 0,004

€ 0,004

Receiving trader

Export

€ 0,008

€ 0,008

Trader

Import

€ 0,008

€ 0,008

Trader


*The costs for issuing of Heat GOs are charged to the producer, when no specific trader is selected for receiving the GOs of the particular plant.