Germany sets significantly higher 2013 EEG levy


At €0.5277/kWh, the levy has increased significantly from the current €0.359/kWh.

"The installed capacity of all energy (water, gas, biomass, on- and off-shore wind and photovoltaics) is forecast to continue to grow in the years 2012 and 2013; however the expansion rates for each energy carriers will differ significantly," wrote the scientists from r2b consulting, who calculated the levy on behalf of the transmission network operators.

Further strong growth in photovoltaics is expected, with 7.7 GW of newly installed capacity predicted in Germany this year and 6.5 GW in 2013. Onshore wind energy is expected to be another significant growth area.

Translated by Becky Beetz.

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