Renewables incentives renewed

January 2009
Modern Power Systems;Jan2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p32
The article offers information on several amended incentive measures to encourage renewable energy sources in Germany. It includes the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG), which increases the wind "feed-in tariff" for onshore wind. Another is the KWK or the Cogeneration Act, which includes a bonus scheme for CHP units. The Renewable Energy Heat Act (EEWärmeG) which provides a ready made market for investors in energy efficient heating technologies is also included.


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