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Federal Cabinet approves Act on Continued Liability for Nuclear Decommissioning and Disposal Costs and Commission for Review of Financing of Nuclear Phase Out

Today the Federal Cabinet approved the “Act on Continued Liability for Nuclear Decommissioning and Disposal Costs”. Further it also approved the establishment of a “Commission for the review of the financing of the nuclear phase out” (Kommission zur Überprüfung der Finanzierung des Kernenergieausstiegs (KFK).

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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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