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EEG 2004: Commissioning Date of PV Modules Exchanged Due to Defects

Clearingstelle EEG (EEG Clearing Agency) has issued a recommendation (ref. no. 2008/19) regarding the commissioning date of PV modules pursuant to the Renewable Energy Sources Act 2004 (EEG 2004) that were exchanged due to defects.

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BGH Ruling on Date of Commissioning of Renewable Power Plants

Confirming and supplementing a ruling of May 2008, the Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof – BGH) held that the date of the commissioning of a power plant generating power from renewable sources is the date of the initial start of operations after its technical operational readiness has been established. This also applies if conventional fuel is needed for the start-up process.

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