Levy for market area changeover

Publication of the levy for the market area changeover from L-gas to H-gas

Effective 1 January 2015, a levy for market area changeover has been introduced for the first time in accordance with section 19a of the EnWG (German Energy Management Law) and Section 10 of the Cooperation Agreement as amended on 30 June 2014 (KoV VII) in conjunction with the BDEW guidelines on passing on costs for the market area changeover.

From 1 January 2019, the levy charged by the transmission system operators throughout Germany will be 0.3181 EUR/kWh/h/a. The reported planned costs for the market area changeover for 2019 will amount to €132,257,041.18. In 2017, changeover costs totalling €59,077,329.39 were incurred in Germany.

Please address any questions you may have to your contact at GASCADE