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Regulatory framework

The regulatory framework of your project.

French regulations are embodied in the EU legislation on the promotion of renewable energies and access to gas infrastructures for all types of gas that comply with the technical requirements of the transmission and distribution operators.


Decree no. 2011-1594 of November 21, 2011, on the sales conditions of biomethane to natural gas suppliers :

NOR : DEVR1107323D

Legifrance.gouv : Decree no. 2011-1594 of November 21, 2011,


Decree no. 2011-1595 of November 21, 2011, on compensation for public service costs relating to the purchase of biomethane injected into natural gas networks :

NOR : DEVR1107324D

Legifrance.gouv : Decree no. 2011-1595 of November 21, 2011,


Decree no. 2011-1596 of November 21, 2011, on the sales conditions of biomethane to natural gas suppliers :

NOR : DEVR1126146D

Legifrance.gouv : Decree no. 2011-1596 of November 21, 2011


Decree no. 2011-1597 of November 21, 2011, on contracting conditions between biomethane producers and natural gas suppliers :

NOR : DEVR1126147D

Legifrance.gouv : Decree no. 2011-1597 of November 21, 2011


Ministerial Order of November 23, 2011, setting out the nature of new entrants into the production of biomethane for injection into natural gas networks :

NOR : DEVR1126174A

Legifrance.gouv : Ministerial Order of November 23, 2011


Ministerial Order of November 23, 2011, setting out the purchasing conditions for biomethane injected into natural gas networks :

NOR : DEVR1126198A

Legifrance.gouv : Ministerial Order of November 23, 2011


Ministerial Order of November 23, 2011, setting out the conditions of nomination of the biomethane purchaser of last resort :

NOR : INDR1126188A

Legifrance.gouv : Ministerial Order of November 23, 2011,


Ministerial Order of November 23, 2011, setting out the share of the financial valuation amount of the guarantees of origin to be deducted from the costs of public service eligible for compensation relating to the purchase of biomethane to be injected into natural gas networks :

NOR : INDR1126193A

Legifrance.gouv : Ministerial Order of November 23, 2011


Ministerial Order of June 4, 2012 setting out the list of natural gas suppliers designated as buyers of last-resort of biomethane.

NOR : DEVR1225926A

Legifrance.gouv : Ministerial Order of June 4, 2012