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Combined Heat and Power Act.

Country/Territory
Germany
Document type
Legislation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Act on the conservation, modernization and development of combined heat and power.
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Energy
Keyword
Basic legislation Renewable energy Climate change Energy conservation/energy production Clean development mechanism
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Western Europe
Entry into force notes
The present Act enters into force on 1 January 2016.
Abstract

The present Combined Heat and Power Act (KWKG) promotes power generated in combined heat and power plants (CHP) as well as heating and cooling networks and the respective storage facilities. Its goal is a share of power generated in CHP plants of 25% by 2020. Supporting these plants is one of the measures with which the government wants to save an additional amount of 22 million tonnes of CO2 by 2020. According to Section 34, paragraph 2, ot the afore-mentioned Act, the Federal Ministry for Econ

Full text
German
Website
www.bgbl.de

References - Legislation

Amends

CHP - Costs Benefit - Comparison Ordinance,

Legislation | Germany | 2015

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Renewable energy, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Combined Heat and Power Act.

Legislation | Germany | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Renewable energy, Climate change, Energy conservation/energy production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Combined Heat and Power Act.

Legislation | Germany | 2002 (2014) | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Renewable energy, Climate change, Energy conservation/energy production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX