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VIK: Energy Costs for Industrial and Commercial Consumers will Rise 9% in 2012 – EEG 2012 Market Premium Costly

Electricity costs for its members will rise by 9% on average in 2012, VIK, the association that represents the interests of industrial and commercial energy consumers, believes. The shift in the German energy policy after the Fukushima nuclear disaster causes price increases, negatively affects network stability and reduces the electricity quality for its members, VIK says.

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Electricity Customers Pay EUR 8 Billion More for Renewable Energies

Under the Renewable Energy Law (EEG) German utilities are obliged to pay fixed feed-in tariffs for renewable energy fed into the the German grid.  The utilities can pass on the costs incurred to the end customer.  Within a year costs for electricity customers which relate to the feed-in tariffs increased by over 75% according to VIK, an association representing industrial and commercial electricity consumers.  Continue reading ‘Electricity Customers Pay EUR 8 Billion More for Renewable Energies’