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German Energy Installation Law – 3rd Edition Berlin Commentary on Energy Law Available

With the release of the volume 2 of the 3rd edition of the Berlin Commentary on Energy Law (Berliner Kommentar zum Energierecht), my commentary on German energy installation law has also been updated to include legal developments up to 2014.

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Amendment of 26th BImSchV on Electromagnetic Fields Enters into Force

On 21st August 2013 the ordinance amending the 26th Ordinance Implementing the Federal Immission Control Act Concerning Electromagnetic Fields (26th BImSchV) and the Ordinance Concerning Electromagnetic Fields in the Telecommunications Sector (BEMFV) was published in the Federal Law Gazette. It entered into force the following day. The ordinance shall improve protection and precautionary measures regarding health risks caused by electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields. It has considerable importance for the energy sector.

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Parliament Clears Amendment of 26th BImSchV on Electromagnetic Fields

Parliament has cleared the way for an ordinance amending the 26th Ordinance Implementing the Federal Immission Control Act Concerning Electromagnetic Fields (26th BImSchV) and the Ordinance Concerning Electromagnetic Fields in the Telecommunications Sector (BEMFV). The ordinance shall improve protection and precautionary measures regarding health risks caused by electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields. It has considerable importance for the energy sector.

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Government Passes Amendment of 26th BImSchV on Electromagnetic Fields

The government has passed a revised draft ordinance amending the 26th Ordinance Implementing the Federal Immission Control Act Concerning Electromagnetic Fields (26th BImSchV) and the Ordinance Concerning Electromagnetic Fields in the Telecommunications Sector (BEMFV). The amendment of the 26th BImschV will be of considerable importance for grid expansion as it contains new restrictions for overhead lines above residential housing and an unclear minimisation clause.

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