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Bundesrat Clears Renewable Energies Package, including 2011 Solar Feed-In Tariff Reduction

The Bundesrat (Federal Council) today cleared the European Law Alignment Act for Renewable Energies (EAG EE). the act transposes Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources, but most importantly cuts solar feed-in tariffs and the so-called green power privilege pursuant to the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG).

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Bundestag Adopts Renewable Energy Amendments, including 2011 Solar Feed-In Tariff Reduction

The German Bundestag (Parliament) yesterday adopted a revision of the German Renewable Energy Sources Act, including in particular the recently agreed changes for solar feed-in tariffs, for the green power privilege, and changes due to the transposition of Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources.

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EAG EE Decision Including Solar Feed-in Tariff Reduction Scheduled for 24 February 2011

The Bundestag has scheduled it final second and third parliamentary reading of  the Europarechtsanpassungsgesetz für Erneuerbare Energien (EAG EE)  for 24 February 2011.  The EAG EE shall also contain the July/September reduction of solar feed-in tariffs.

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Marburg’s Municipal Solar Thermal Energy Regulation Void

The Gießen administrative court declared Marburg’s solar thermal energy regulation void. The court held that the municipal rules violate the Renewable Energies Heat Act (EEWärmeG) insofar as they stipulate requirements for new buildings. Regarding existing buildings, the regulation contravened constitutional law.

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