Levy for interruptible loads according to §18 AbLaV

Levy for interruptible loads according to §18 AbLaV

If provider of interruptible loads have committed themselves with the operators of transmission networks in agreements for services, which fulfill the requirements of the regulation, they obtain compensation for providing the interruptible capacity for the agreed period (capacity price) and for each request of interruptible capacity (energy price). The transmission system operators are obliged to settle their payments and expenses under this regulation on a financial settlement. Balancing mechanism takes place in accordance with §§ 26, 28 and 30 of the CHP Act (KWKG). The mentioned below levy applies to the whole end-consumption.

Important notice:

Pursuant to Section 20 (2) AbLaV, most of the ordinance expired on July 1, 2022. In 2023, no more AbLaV levy will be charged. The amount carried forward from the annual accounts for 2021 and the short year 2022 will be used to reduce the grid charges at the transmission system operators in accordance with the provisions of the ARegV as agreed with the Federal Network Agency.

Further information concerning interruptible loads levy can be found on the common German TSOs’ website:  http://www.netztransparenz.de/de/Umlage-abschaltbare-Lasten.htm

Information on technical requirements for interruptible loads and on the tendering process can be found here as well as on the joint tender platform of the German TSOs www.regelleistung.net

For further queries regarding the levy for interruptible loads, please contact us: liaM-E

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