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BGH Ruling on Suitable Grid Connection Point Pursuant to Renewable Energy Sources Act

In a case concerning the grid connection of a wind farm, the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) annulled the decision of the previous instance, a Higher Regional Court (OLG), in favour of plaintiff (the wind park operator) and referred the case back to the OLG. The ruling sets out BGH’s interpretation of the suitable grid connection point in the sense of Section 5 para. 1 sent. 1 Renewable Energy Sources Act as applicable as of 2009 (EEG 2009).

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BNetzA: Consultation on Capacity Allocation for Offshore Grid Connection

The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) has opened a determination procedure (Festlegungsverfahren) to establish criteria to allocate offshore grid connection capacity. It has published a key issue paper and asked for comments by 31 January 2012.

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