Guarantee of Origin

This LAP is concerned with identifying whether a Guarantee of Origin scheme is in place and would provide recognition of the renewable content of hydrogen within (methanated) SNG for injection into the gas grid at TSO or DSO level
Is it a barrier?
Type of Barrier
For the stakeholders who find it of importance to have green energy it is of major importance. From governmental perspective it most probably is a must
Assessment Severity
Certification would be beneficial for acceptance of the market


Question 1 Are there guarantees of origin applicable in your country? If yes, which organisation is responsible for issuing guarantees of origin for hydrogen depending on energy source? What are the rules for the use of these guarantees of origin? Please describe.
No, for biomethane a guarantees of origin exists (Vertogas) but this is only applicable for biogas which is upgraded to natural gas specifications.

National legislation: