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BNetzA: Calculation Methods for Capital and Operating Costs Pursuant to Section 23 ARegV

The fourth Ruling Chamber (BK4) of the Federal Network Agency handed down a decision (ref. no. BK4-12-656) on calculation methods for capital and operating costs resulting from approved investment budgets in the sense of Section 23 Incentive Regulation Ordinance (ARegV). The decision is addressed to operators of gas and electricity grids. It applies to costs becoming effective in 2012.

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New BNetzA Guideline on ARegV Investment Budgets

The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) has published a new guideline on investment budgets pursuant to Section 23 of the Incentive Regulation Ordinance (ARegV).

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BNetzA and Grid Operators Reach Agreement for ARegV Investment Budgets

The German grid regulator, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) and reportedly 38 grid operators have reached a settlement regarding investment budgets pursuant to the Incentive Regulation Ordinance (ARegV), which determines the revenue caps for the grid fees German network operators can charge.

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Federal Network Agency: Not Higher Revenue But Shorter Approval Procedures Encourage Grid Expansion

Allowing network operators a higher revenue would do more harm than good, the president of the Federal Network Agency told the Handelsblatt. Instead, approval procedures for modernisation and expansion projects had to be simplified and streamlined, he said.

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Federal Network Agency Approved Grid Investments of EUR 4.3 Billion, Allowing Higher Grid Fees

In 2009, the Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) decided about 200 applications for investment budgets by electricity and gas network operators, approving investments of roughly EUR 4.3 billion.   Continue reading ‘Federal Network Agency Approved Grid Investments of EUR 4.3 Billion, Allowing Higher Grid Fees’