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103 Million Tonnes of EEG Related CO2 Reductions Through Renewables in 2015, at about EUR 219 per Tonne

In 2015, CO2 reductions using renewable energy electricity supported by the German Renewable Sources Act (EEG) amounted to about 103 million tonnes. In the same period, net EEG payments amounted to about EUR 22.6 billion. Average cost per tonne of CO2 reduced using the EEG therefore amounted to about EUR 219/tonne. During the same period, the price for EU Emission Allowances (EUA) at the EEX secondary market was somewhere between above EUR 6 and below EUR 9 per tonne CO2.

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EEG Medium Term Forecast: Likely EEG Surcharge in 2015 Between 5.85 and 6.86 ct/kWh

The four German transmission system operators (TSOs) have published their forecasts for the 2015 EEG surcharge range and the 5-year medium term (Mittelfristprognose). They expect the renewables surcharge or EEG surcharge for 2015 to range between 5.85 to 6,86 ct/kWh, i.e. 0.35 ct/kWh less respectively 0.66 ct/kWh more  than the recently announced EEG surcharge of 6.24 ct/kWh for 2014.

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Stuttgart Court Does Not Stay Lawsuit Against EEG Surcharge to Submit Case to Federal Constitutional Court

The Regional Court of Stuttgart did not see the necessity to stay a lawsuit brought by the Spinnwerberei Uhingen against the utility EnBW and submit the case to the Federal Constitutional Court (BVerfG). It dismissed the case in which plaintiff demanded repayment of the so-called EEG surcharge from EnBW because of alleged lack of constitutionality.

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Consumers Have to Pay 20 Billion in Support of Renewable Energy for 2012

According to the latest data by the German transmission system operators, renewable energy plant operators received payments pursuant to the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) of approximately EUR 19.5 billion. Including further costs related to the sale of the renewable energy, costs amount to over EUR 20 billion, which ultimately have to be borne by the electricity consumers.

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Ordinance Cutting Management Premium Pursuant to Renewable Energy Sources Act Promulgated

The Ordinance that cuts the management premium (Managementprämienverordnung – MaPrV) pursuant to the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) for  solar and wind power as of 1 January 2013 has been promulgated in the Federal Law Gazette.

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EEG Surcharge Forecast 2014: Surcharge Remains Stable

In accordance with legal requirements, the four German transmission system operators (TSOs) have published their forecasts for the 2014 EEG surcharge range and their 5-year medium term forecast. They expect the surcharge for 2014 to range between 4.89 and 5.74 ct/kWh. This would only be a slight increase of approximately 9% for the upper end of the range compared with the surcharge of 5,277 ct/kWh for 2013.

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Renewable Surcharge for 2013 Rises by Almost 47% to 5.277 ct/kWh

Today the four German transmission system operators (TSOs) officially announced the surcharge for renewable energy pursuant to the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) for 2013, the so-called EEG surcharge (EEG Umlage). As widely expected it will rise from  3.592 ct/kWh in 2012 to 5,277 ct/kWh in 2013, constituting an increase of 46.9%. Consumers that cannot reclaim the (additional) 19% VAT will pay 6.28 ct/kWh in total.

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Handelsblatt: Another Considerable Rise of EEG Surcharge on the Horizon

The surcharge or reallocation charge for renewable energy sources pursuant to the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) may rise from  3.592 ct/kWh in 2012 to between 4.8 to 5.2 ct/kWh in 2013, the newspaper Handelsblatt reported.

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EEG Surcharge Forecast 2013: Increase to Between 3.66 and 4.74 ct/kWh

According to calculations of the German transmission system operators, the EEG surcharge is likely to increase from 3.592 ct/kWh in 2012 to between 3.66 and 4.74 ct/kWh in 2013.

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2012 EEG Surcharge Increases Slightly to 3.592 ct/kWh

The German transmission system operators (TSOs) have today published the EEG reallocation charge (also called EEG surcharge) for 2012. It amounts to 3.592 ct/kWh. This constitutes a slight increase compared with the 2011 charge of 3.53 ct/kWh.

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