Renewable energy levy
Renewable energy financing as of 2023
The EEG levy was abolished by law with effect from 01st January 2023. In future, the promotion of renewable energies will be financed by federal budget. The transmission system operators (TSOs) publish the renewable energy financing requirement annually by 25th October of a calendar year for the upcoming calendar year on the following website.
Renewable energy levy from 2010 until 2022
According to the German Equalisation Mechanism Ordinance (EEV), end users will be charged by a standard nationwide renewable energy levy until the end of 2022. This levy must be published by the TSOs for the following year by October 15th of each year:
For the period from 1st of January to 30th of June, 2022 the renewable energy levy 2022 amounts to 3.723 ct/kWh and in the period from July 1st to December 31th, 2022 0.000 ct/kWh according to § 60 para 1a EEG 2021 (as amended in May 2022).
Further details (in particular on the imputed total annual levy 2022) can be found on the following website, run jointly by the German TSOs.
Renewable energy levy from 2010 to 2022
|Year||Renewable energy levy|
|2022||3.723 ct/kWh *|