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German PV Feed-in Tariffs/Marketing Premium Support Basis to Increase in August

This may come as a surprise for many, but the new EEG 2.0 will lead to increased feed-in tariffs/marketing premiums for newly completed PV installations as of 1 August 2014.

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EEG 2.0: BMWi Working Draft for Revision of Renewable Energy Sources Act

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (“BMWi”) has drafted a first working version of a revised German Renewables Energy Sources Act (EEG). This first draft led to further clarification on the EEG 2.0 project, i.e. the reform of the EEG. The draft further specifies the elements presented earlier in the key point paper of BMWi , especially regarding the feed-in tariffs. It also contains some new provisions, which were not previously contained in the key point paper.

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German Renewables Surcharge for 2014 to Increase from 5.277 to 6/6.5 ct/kWh?

The renewables surcharge added to German electricity bills may rise to around 6 to 6.5 ct/kWh in 2014, the newspaper Rheinische Post (RP) reported on Saturday.  The EEG surcharge would then be getting close to twice the average market price in May 2013 of 3.257 ct/kWh for power from renewable sources.

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