The German Federal Government plans to submit to the Parliament a new bill for a reform of the law applicable on renewable energy sources pointing out that the talks with the Commission concerning state aid-compatibility have not yet been concluded

EEG 2.0: Federal Government and Federal States Reach Agreement on Important Issues of EEG Reform* After a meeting with the sixteen state premiers, Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) and Economic Affairs and Energy Minister Sigmar Gabriel declared that “a high degree of consensus had been reached” on the reform of the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG). Yesterday, the latest draft bill has been published by the Economics and Energy Ministry (BMWi). The government wants to adopt the bill on 8 April 2014. Subsequently, the law that is officially aimed at cutting renewable support costs shall be to submitted to Parliament and the Federal Council so as to enter into force on 1 August 2014. In view of the tight schedule the government made certain concessions. Mrs Merkel pointed out that the

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Matthias Lang, The German Federal Government plans to submit to the Parliament a new bill for a reform of the law applicable on renewable energy sources pointing out that the talks with the Commission concerning state aid-compatibility have not yet been concluded, 1 April 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin Energy & Access to facilities, Art. N° 65125

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