THE PRIME MINISTER

Decision No. 31/2014/QD-TTg dated May 05, 2014 of the Prime Minister on supporting mechanism for development of power generation projects using solid waste in Vietnam
Pursuant to the Law on organization of Government dated December 25, 2001;
Pursuant to the Electricity Law dated December 3, 2004; the Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Electricity Law dated November 20, 2012;
Pursuant to the Law on Environmental Protection dated November 29, 2005;
Pursuant to the Law on Investment dated November 29, 2005;
Pursuant to the Law on Construction dated November 26, 2003; the Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the laws relating to capital construction investment No.38/2009/QH12 dated June 19, 2009;
At the request of the Minister of Industry and Trade,
The Prime Minister issues the Decision on supporting mechanism for development of power generation projects using solid waste in Vietnam.
Chapter 1.
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Scope of regulation and subjects of application
1. This Decision stipulates the supporting mechanism for development of power generation projects using solid waste in Vietnam;
2. Subject to the application of this Decision are organizations and individuals involved in power activities related to the power generation projects using solid waste in Vietnam;
Article 2. Explanation of term
In this Decision, the terms below are construed as follows:
1. Electricity Buyer is the Vietnam Electricity or its authorized member unit;
2. Electricity Seller is organizations and individuals having the power operation permit in the field of power generation from power plants using solid waste;
3. Investor of power generation projects using solid waste is organizations and individuals that carry out the investment activities of power generation projects using solid waste under regulations of Vietnam’s laws;
4. Solid waste used to generate electricity is the waste in solid state discharged from the process of production, business, services, activities, or other activities without containing hazardous waste.
5. Power generation project using solid waste is the project in which the power plant uses main energy from solid waste directly burnt or combustion gas collected from the solid waste landfill to produce power or supply part or the whole of power generated to the national grid.
6. Connection point is the place where the line of electricity seller's is connected to electricity system of the electricity buyer;
7. Electricity delivery point is the place where the metering equipment is installed as agreed in the electricity sale contract to determine the power output of electricity seller;
8. Electricity sale contract sample for power generation projects using solid waste is the electricity sale contract issued by the Ministry of Industry and Trade as a basis for application in transaction and sale of electricity produced from the power generation projects using solid waste between the electricity seller and electricity buyer;