Daily Archives: February 18, 2015

Is The Renewable Energy Sources Act Undergoing A Fundamental Change?

The Ordinance for Requests for Proposals for Financial Support of Ground Mounted PV Power Plants (FFAV) has come into effect

Background information concerning EEG 2014 and its history

On 28 January 2015, the German Federal Cabinet adopted an ordinance called “Ordinance for the Introduction of Requests for Proposals for Financial Support of Ground Mounted PV Power Plants and for the Amendment of other Ordinances for the Promotion of Renewable Energies” (Verordnung zur Einführung von Ausschreibungen der finanziellen Förderung für Freiflächenanlagen sowie zur Änderung weiterer Verordnungen zur Förderung der erneuerbaren Energien). The ordinance, including the explanatory memorandum, comprises more than 100 pages and has come into force on 12 February 2015 – one day after promulgation in the Federal Law Gazette (with exception of Article 4, the amendment of the ordinance on a register for installations. This ordinance will enter into force on 1 March 2015).

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