CHP levy 2021

CHP levy 2021 in accordance to CHP Act (KWKG) 2016 amended on 08th August 2020

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. With the law from 8th August 2020 KWKG has been amended anew

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 2021:

Year CHP Levy
2021 0.254 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.