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EEG Clearing Agency Adjusts Rules of Procedure and Fees to EEG 2014

Clearingstelle EEG (EEG Clearing Agency) has amended and adjusted its rules of procedure (Verfahrensordnung – VerfO) and table of fees (Entgeltordnung – EntgeltO) to the EEG that came into force on 1 August 2014 (EEG 2014).

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EEG Clearing Agency on Feed-in Tariffs for Freestanding PV Power Plants > 500 kW under EEG 2014

The EEG Clearing Agency, which serves interested parties with regard to the interpretation and disputes relating to the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG), confirmed that under the EEG that entered into force in August 2014 (EEG 2014), new freestanding PV power plants with a capacity of more than 500 kW are no longer eligible for feed-in tariffs, but can (only) claim a market premium in addition to the revenue the operator obtains by selling power himself.

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EEG Clearing Agency Starts Advice Procedure Concerning Costs for Grid Compatibility Check of Renewable Power Plants

Clearingstelle EEG (EEG Clearing Agency) has opened an advice procedure concerning the question whether grid operators can charge for the costs of so-called “Netzverträglichkeitsprüfungen” (grid compatibility checks) under the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) as applicable since 2012 (EEG 2012) and the EEG 2009.

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EEG Clearing Agency Issues Advice on New Market Integration Provision for Solar Energy

Clearingstelle EEG (EEG Clearing Agency) provided new advice concerning the so-called market integration provision pursuant to the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) for solar energy as applicable as of 1 April 2012 (with the exception of a grandfathering rule, cf. 66 para. 19 sent. 1 EEG).

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EEG Clearing Agency Issues Recommendation Concerning Metering

Clearingstelle EEG (EEG Clearing Agency has issued a recommendation concerning the metering and the operation of metering points under Section 7 para. 1 EEG 2012.

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EEG Clearing Agency Publishes Advice Regarding PV Installations Near Motorways and Railways

Clearingstelle EEG (EEG Clearing Agency), which serves interested parties with regard to the interpretation and disputes relating to the EEG, has concluded an advice procedure (Hinweisverfahren) concerning freestanding PV systems that are installed within a distance of up to 110 metres to motorways and railways.

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EEG Clearing Agency Defines Buildings and Noise Protection Walls

Clearingstelle EEG (EEG Clearing Agency) concluded an advice procedure (Hinweisverfahren) concerning the terms “building” and “noise protection wall” in Section 33 para. 1 and 3 Renewable Energy Sources Act 2009 (EEG 2009) and its amendment, which entered into force on 1 January 2012 (EEG 2012).

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Recommendations for 2012 Amendment of Renewable Energies Act

The Federal Ministry of the Environment (BMU) yesterday published a summary of the recommendations for further action contained in the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) progress report.  The German Bundestag (Parliament) still has to receive the report formally from the federal government.

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Clearingstelle EEG Issues Advisory Note on Commissioning of PV Installations

The Clearingstelle EEG (EEG Clearing Agency) issued an advisory note (Hinweis) on when photovoltaic installations are properly commissioned pursuant to the Renewable Energy Sources Act 2009 (EEG 2009).

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