CHP levy and surcharges since 2002

CHP levy for nonprivileged consumption (CHP Act as amended)

Year CHP Surcharge
2019 0.280 ct/kWh
2018 0.345 ct/kWh
2017 0.438 ct/kWh

Special provisions of §§27, 27a to 27c and §36 KWKG shall be applied to the energy consumptions of privileged consumers.

CHP surcharges per consumer category (CHP law /KWKG 2016)

  CHP surcharges pursuant to annual forecast CHP surcharges pursuant to final accounting on the basis of submitted accountant's certificates
Year Consumer category A' (ct/kWh) Consumer category B' (ct/kWh) Consumer category C' (ct/kWh) Consumer category A' (ct/kWh) Consumer category B' (ct/kWh) Consumer category C' (ct/kWh)
2016 0.406 0.040 0.030      

§36 section 1 KWKG amended on 22nd December 2016 shall apply to the final consumers of the category C'

Consumer category A’:

End consumer category A includes customers with a consumption of up to 1,000,000 kWh/year.

Consumer category B’:

End consumer category B includes customers with a consumption above 1,000,000 kWh/year, that do not belong to consumer group C’ (§ 26 section 2 clause 1 KWKG 2016).

Consumer category C’:

End consumer category C’ includes consumers from the manufacturing industry, rail-bound traffic or railway infrastructure with annual consumption above 1,000,000 kWh/year and with electricity expenses of more than 4% of the total turnover of the previous business year (§ 26 section 2 clause 2 KWKG)

CHP surcharges per consumer category (CHP law / KWKG 2002)

  CHP surcharges pursuant to annual forecast CHP surcharges pursuant to final accounting on the basis of submitted accountant's certificates
Year Consumer category A (ct/kWh) Consumer category B (ct/kWh) Consumer category C (ct/kWh) Consumer category A (ct/kWh) Consumer category B (ct/kWh) Consumer category C (ct/kWh)
2002 0.260 0.050 0.025 0.256 0.050 0.025
2003 0.310 0.050 0.025 0.325 0.050 0.025
2004 0.289 0.050 0.025 0.315 0.050 0.025
2005 0.319 0.050 0.025 0.348 0.050 0.025
2006 0.320 0.050 0.025 0.310 0.050 0.025
2007 0.269 0.050 0.025 0.248 0.050 0.025
2008 0.198 0.050 0.025 0.189 0.050 0.025
2009 0.243 0.050 0.025 0.180 0.050 0.025
2010 0.141 0.050 0.025 0.128 0.050 0.025
2011 0.032 0.032 0.025 0.056 0.040 0.025
2012 0.064 0.050 0.025 0.062 0.055 0.025
2013 0.115 0.050 0.025 0.148 0.051 0.025
2014 0.181 0.050 0.025 0.232 0.050 0.025
2015 0.221 0.050 0.025 0.332 0.051 0.025

Consumer category A:

The consumer category A includes customers with a consumption of up to 100,000 kWh/year.

Consumer category B:

The consumer category B includes customers with a consumption above 100,000 kWh/year, that do not belong to consumer category C (§ 9 section 7 clause 2 KWKG).

Consumer category C:

To the consumer category C belong consumers from manufacturing industry, rail-bound traffic or railway infrastructure with annual consumptions above 100,000 kWh/year and with electricity expenses of more than 4% of the total turnover in the previous calendar year (§ 9 section 7 clause 3 KWKG)