StromNEV levy 2017

The ordinance on grid charges (StromNEV) of 25th July 2005 and recently amended by Article3 of the law of 26th July 2016 (published in BGBL I page 1786) allows final consumers to apply for individual grid charges in accordance to § 19 Section 2 Sentences 1 and 2 StromNEV. The transmission system operators are obliged to reimburse operators of electricity distribution networks for their lost revenues resulting from individual network charges. Furthermore, transmission system operators are obliged to compensate each other for the lost revenues. In accordance to § 19 StromNEV Section 2 Sentence 7 lost revenues are apportioned to all final consumers (LV) following § 9 KWKG (combined heat and power law).The § 19 StromNEV levy for 2017 will be charged to end consumers as from 01st January 2017.
 

§ 19 StromNEV levy per consumption category

Year

Consumption category A’ (ct/kWh)

Consumption category B’ (ct/kWh)

Consumption category C’ (ct/kWh)

2017

0,388 ct/kWh

0.050 ct/kWh

0.025 ct/kWh

Further information concerning § 19 StromNEV levy can be found on the common German TSOs’ website:

http://www.netztransparenz.de/de/umlage_19StromNEV.htm

 

Consumption categories according to §19 StromNEV amended on 14th August 2013 in conjunction with §§ 26, 28 and 30 KWK-G

Consumption category A’:

End consumer electricity consumption of up to 1,000,000 kWh/year.

Consumption category B’:

End consumer electricity consumption above 1,000,000 kWh/year of consumers that do not belong to consumer category C. Consumers of this category pay for consumption above 1,000,000 kWh/year a reduced §19 StromNEV levy of a maximum of 0.05 ct/kWh.

Consumption category C’:

End consumer electricity consumption above 1,000,000 kWh/year of end users belonging to the manufacturing industry, rail-bound traffic or railway infrastructure with annual consumption leading to electricity expenses of more than 4% of the total turnover of the previous business year. Consumers of this category pay for consumption above 1,000,000 kWh/year a reduced §19 StromNEV levy of a maximum of 0.025 ct/kWh.

Overview on §19 StromNEV levy since 2012 you can find here

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