CHP levy 2019

CHP levy 2019 in accordance to CHP Act (KWKG) 2016 amended on 17th July 2018

The amendatory act to KWKG was published in Federal Law Gazette on 28th December 2016 (BGBL. I page 3106) and entered into force on 1st January 2017.

According to §26 KWKG, the network operators are entitled to charge the costs for the expenses caused by the Act in the calculation of grid charges as a surcharge (CHP-levy). The CHP levy is applied nationwide and is determined by the transmission network operators on the basis of the forecasts reported by the DSOs as well as by the Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA).

CHP levy for nonprivileged consumption 2019:

Year CHP Levy
2019 0.280 ct/kWh


Special provisions of §§27, 27a to 27c and §36 KWKG shall be applied to the energy consumptions of privileged consumers. Overview on CHP surcharges since 2002 you can find here.

Further useful information concerning CHP levy you can find on the German TSO’s website.