Electricity Price Compensation

Electricity Price Compensation

Application for electricity price compensation from January 2014

Application for electricity price compensation from January 2014

Energy-intensive business entities in certain sectors will be able to apply for EU subsidies to compensate for electricity prices from January 2014. The application must contain the certificate of an auditor. Our experts can handle this task for you.

Proof of the following must be provided for the application:

  • Belonging to an eligible sector with a risk of carbon leakage (NACE)
  • Carrying out a qualifying activity (Prodcom)
  • Selection of the right electricity price efficiency factor
  • Production rates in the base period 2005 to 2011

As the licensing authority, the German Emissions Trading Authority (DEHSt) at the Federal Environment Agency is subject to the joint technical supervision of the Federal Ministry of Economics and the Federal Ministry for the Environment.

KPMG is well-positioned for you

Our experts combine the technical expertise of experts in the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Act with experience as auditors in energy industry certification services, such as § 41 of the Renewable Energies Act (EEG).

KPMG Cert GmbH has its own accredited verification body and supports several hundred installations in EU emissions trading at home and abroad. We are familiar with the technical audit procedures and the form management system of the DEHSt from more than 1,000 audits of allocation applications and annual emissions reports.

We will be happy to advise you on the details of the electricity price compensation and assist you in the application and provision of the required proof.

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