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BMWi: Guideline on Compensation of Indirect CO2 Expenses

Federal Cabinet (Bundesregierung) approved a guideline on the compensation of indirect CO2  expenses (electricity tariff compensation). It shall compensate energy-intensive companies for the costs of green house gas emissions passed on (most likely) to consumers with the electricity tariffs as of 2013. The guideline had been presented by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi).

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Federal Cabinet Adopts 2nd Act to Amend the Energy and Electricity Tax Act

Yesterday the Federal Cabinet (Bundeskabinett) has adopted the draft bill regarding amendments of the Energy and Electricity Act (Energiesteuer- und Stromsteuergesetz). The draft bill extends existing tax privileges for energy intensive companies until 2022. In return the energy intensive companies have to improve their energy efficiency.

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