Fill in the energy efficiency notification obligation

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Complete the energy efficiency notification obligation yourself, yes you can!

To get straight to the point, it is an obligation for companies that use more than 50,000 kWh of electricity or 25,000 M3 of gas to comply with the energy efficiency notification obligation. If you want to fill in the energy efficiency notification obligation yourself, then continue reading.

Many companies doubt whether they will register for the energy efficiency notification obligation themselves or outsource it to an external party. This is because it generally takes a lot of time. Many questions are very technical. These need to be sorted out properly. This requires a lot of time and patience. In addition, companies must have an eHerkenning before they can complete the information obligation.

Do you want to do the energy efficiency notification obligation yourself? Of course this is possible. Energy Department explains how you can do this.

Please note :an average request for the Energy Efficiency Notification Obligation (from introduction to sending) takes more than 10 hours. That is a ride from Utrecht to Paris and back. During this time you can also watch the full series of The last dance by Michael Jordan.

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Eherkenning

eHerkenning

Before you can apply for the energy efficiency notification obligation, you must have eHerkenning. This is the business DigiD of the RVO.

You can request eHerkenning from one of the providers of the tax authorities.

Important: an application for eHerkenning takes an average of 3 working days. If you request eHerkenning urgently, this will be within 24 hours, but there will be additional costs involved.

Do you have eHerkenning?

Then you can start with the application for the energy efficiency notification obligation. You can log in to the RVO site .

Under My applications you can choose Energy Efficiency notification Obligation (Environmental Management Act).

Then read the introduction carefully and fill in your details.

Handy to have:

  • Chamber of Commerce number
  • Establishment number
  • Annual consumption of both gas and electricity

After you have entered your company details, you must choose an industry. Make sure you choose the right industry. This is important for the continuation of the notification obligation. You can find the right industry in our EML lists.

Then you will get the measures of the chosen industry. On average, these are more than 50 questions.

When filling in, pay close attention to the preconditions (both economic and technical) and the starting situation. You can find this by clicking on the ‘more information’ button.

Are you looking for information about, for example, your HR boiler or about ventilation? The correct product specifications can often be found on the brand’s site. However, this can be time consuming in some cases. Especially if you have a lot of equipment.

For each measure it is also indicates whether it can be taken at an independent moment or a natural moment.

Independent vs. Natural moment

Independent moment means that this measure is profitable at any time that the measure is implemented. This means that this measure must be implemented within one year.

Natural moment means that this measure is only profitable when a renovation or conversion is required. In other words, you have to wait with this measure until you start renovating or rebuilding, unless this is within five years.

If you are confident you have all the questions right, you can check the report. Make sure you have not skipped any measures and check your data carefully. Then press check and send. You hereby indicate that you have filled in everything truthfully and that the RVO has permission to use your data for the continuation of the information obligation.

You will then receive a confirmation from the RVO with the corresponding IP number. This is the correspondence number that you use when you have questions to the RVO.

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Outsourcing the Energy efficiency notification obligation

Is it too complicated and / or time-consuming to fill in the energy efficiency notification obligation yourself? Many organisations choose to hand over the process to an external party.

As a recognized consultant, Energy Department takes care of your concerns. You can arrange an application within one minute!

You will then receive a confirmation from the RVO with the corresponding IP number. This is the correspondence number that you use when you have questions to the RVO.