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Onshore Wind Power Auctioning Breakfast Seminar – What Will Happen in 2017?

There will be an Energy Breakfast Seminar at Bird & Bird in Düsseldorf on 9 June 2015 (8:00 to 9:30) about status of plans for auctioning wind power in 2017 stand. If you happen to speak German and are in the Düsseldorf area, this might be something for you.

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Commission State Aid Sector Inquiry into Capacity Mechanisms: More Important than Many May Think, Particularly in Germany

On 29 April 2015 the European Commission launched its first sector inquiry under EU state aid rules into national capacity mechanisms. The aim is to collect information that will allow the Commission to detect potential distortions of competition or trade in the EU single market and devise appropriate legislative iniatives for an electricity market design in line with the EU’s Energy Union Strategy. The inquiry is broader than many may think: It is by no means restricted to what has been discussed under the “capacity market” heading in Germany recently, but for example also covers key elements of the “electricity market 2.0” option as it also contains important capacity reserve elements. As the inquiry may also provide the basis for future state aid actions and policy decisions of the Commission (which may also include repayment of unlawful state aid), the inquiry should not be underestimated.

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First Ministerial Draft for Ordinance Regulating Competitive Bidding in 2015/2016 for Financial Support for German PV Power Plants

Based on its key points presented in July 2014 the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) has drafted a proposal for an ordinance that regulates auctions in which financial support for freestanding PV power plants under the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) shall be determined as of 2015.

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