Offshore liability levy

Offshore liability levy for 2017 according to § 17f EnWG

According to the Act on energy legislation (§ 17f Abs. 5 EnWG) TSOs are entitled to assert their costs for provided compensations, as far as these costs are subject to the equalization mechanism and have not been refunded already, as a surcharge on the network charges for final consumers. The levy 2017 consists of an ex post correction for 2015 and the prediction for 2017.

The Offshore liability levy for 2017 will be charged to final consumers as from 01/01/2017.

Offshore liability levy per consumption category

Year

Consumption category A'

Consumption category B'

Consumption category C'

2017

-0.028 ct/kWh

0.038 ct/kWh

0.025 ct/kWh

 

 

 

 

Further usefull information concerning offshore liability levy you can find on the common internet portal of German TSOs:

http://www.netztransparenz.de/de/Umlage_17f.htm

Consumption category A':

Electricity consumption of end users of up to 1,000,000 kWh/year. Consumers of this category pay for consumption up to 1,000,000 kWh/year an offshore liability levy of at maximum 0.250 ct/kWh (§ 17f Abs. 5 EnWG sentence 2).

Consumption category B':

Electricity consumption above 1,000,000 kWh/year of end users, that do not belong to consumer category C. Consumers of this category pay for consumption above 1,000,000 kWh/year a reduced offshore liability levy of at maximum 0.050 ct/kWh (§ 17f Abs. 5 EnWG sentence 2).

Consumption category C':

Electricity consumption above 1,000,000 kWh/year of end users belonging to the manufacturing industry with electricity expenses of more than 4 % of their total turnover in the previous calendar year. Consumers of this category pay for consumption above 1,000,000 kWh/year a reduced Offshore liability levy of at maximum 0.025 ct/kWh (§ 17f Abs. 5 EnWG sentence 3).

Offshore liability levy since 2013

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