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BAFA: EEG Surcharge Reduction Application Quantity Slightly Down

On 30 September 2014 the deadline for submitting applications for a reduction of the surcharge promoting renewable energy sources in Germany (“EEG-surcharge”) by energy-intensive companies and rail operators ended. The total amount of energy for which applications have been submitted, fell slightly from 119,3 TWh in 2014 to 117,8 TWh, the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) informed. With the reform of the Renewable Energy Source Act that entered into force on 1 August 2014, the requirements had been tightened.

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BAFA Publishes Figures on Reduction of EEG Surcharge for Energy Intensive Companies

The Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) has published information regarding the reduction of the surcharge promoting renewable energy sources in Germany (“EEG-surcharge”) for energy-intensive companies and rail operators. According to these figures the amount of privileged companies increased by 378 companies from 1,720 in 2013 to 2098 in 2014.

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New Online Application for Special Equalisation Scheme for Electricity-intensive Enterprises and Rail Operators

Applications for a limitation of the EEG surcharge under the special equalisation scheme for electricity-intensive enterprises and rail operators now have to the made online via a special internet page of the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA), the office informed.

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