Renewable energy levy

According to the German Equalisation Mechanism Ordinance (EEV), end users will be charged by a standard nationwide renewable energy levy. This levy must be published by transmission system operators for the following year by 15 October of each year:

Renewable energy levy for 2021

The levy identified by transmission system operators for 2021 is 6.500 eurocents per kWh.

Further details can be found on the following website, run jointly by the German transmission system operators:  https://www.netztransparenz.de/EEG/EEG-Umlage

Renewable energy levy since 2010

Year Renewable energy levy
2021 6.500 ct/kWh
2020 6.756 ct/kWh
2019 6.405 ct/kWh
2018 6.792 ct/kWh
2017 6.880 ct/kWh
2016 6.354 ct/kWh
2015 6.170 ct/kWh
2014 6.240 ct/kWh
2013 5.277 ct/kWh
2012 3.592 ct/kWh
2011 3.530 ct/kWh
2010 2.047 ct/kWh