Electricity prices are set to fall

The Federal environment Agency advertises in the Corona-crisis, the levy for green electricity and, if possible, the cost of electricity earlier and decrease mo

Electricity prices are set to fall

The Federal environment Agency advertises in the Corona-crisis, the levy for green electricity and, if possible, the cost of electricity earlier and decrease more than planned. President Dirk Messner suggested, in Berlin, to reduce the levy, which consumers pay on the electricity bill, 75 percent , and the promotion of older renewable energy facilities to pay instead of tax funds. The electricity customers relieving to 18.7 billion euros in the year. From 2021 onwards should be revenue from the new CO2 price on Diesel, petrol and fuel oil used to press the levy.

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"especially poorer households instantly and should go hand-in-hand with a short-term adjustment of the monthly power payments," said the Federal environment Agency. "This increases the purchasing power, and reviving the economy." Electricity in Germany compared to other countries expensive.

the green electricity levy for a quarter of the electricity power current prices

The levy is currently of 6.76 cents per kilowatt-hour and accounts for nearly a quarter of the price of Electricity. This includes taxes and other fees and levies, in addition to the current market price - to buy the electricity suppliers plays a role. The energy turnaround forward, get the owners of older assets statutory payment rates for their green electricity. A lower current market price means, therefore, tends to be that the levy increases.

The Federal Cabinet approved on Wednesday an Amendment to allow, to pay subsidies for green energy funds from the Federal budget - and therefore the revenues of the CO2 price. In the regulation it is, it could be in the Corona-crisis, its further discharge is required. A spokeswoman of the economy Minister Peter Altmaier (CDU) said that there were discussions, but no decision yet.

the Federal environmental Agency puts together the economic program

The proposal is part of a larger concept of the Federal Environment Agency for an economic recovery program that should also bring more climate - and environmental protection. Also, environmentally harmful subsidies should be reduced, said Messner. Alone through the absence of a kerosene tax revenues of 8.3 billion euros in the year escaped the state. "These are the wrong incentives," he said. The current low fuel prices should be used from the point of view of the environmental authority, the so-called diesel privilege of the reduced rate of tax abolished on Diesel compared to petrol. With power save 1390 Euro to save Our PDF guide shows you how you can identify the power guzzlers in the household and a total of 1390 euros can save.To the PDF guide

Against purchase premium for Diesel and gasoline engines

the demand of The auto companies and the car-Länder lower Saxony, Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg, new purchase premium for Diesel and gasoline, to introduce, rejects the Federal environment Agency, proposing instead a temporary increase in the existing premium for electric cars, as well as a purchase premium for private charging points.

The environmental organization BUND threw the car lobby, the Corona-crisis, miss. With the scrappage scheme in 2009, the entirety of the taxpayer have with five billion euros, around two million people, the reduced purchase of new cars.

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Updated Date: 23 May 2020, 12:27

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