News Digest Item
02 Feb 2017

“Fairness regarding grid fees”

State government of Schleswig-Holstein

The government of the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein wants a fairer distribution of grid fees in Germany and will introduce a draft law in the council of federal state governments (Bundesrat). “The draft is to enable the federal government to bring transmission grid fees to a standardised rate with the help of a legislative decree,” writes the state’s Energiewende ministry in a press release. “The federal government must then also play this card,” said state Energiewende minister Robert Habeck.
The federal government cabinet recently approved a draft law that does not foresee nationwide grid fee alignment.

Find the press release in German here.

For background, read the CLEW factsheet Power grid fees – Unfair and opaque?

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