Questions & answers
Here you can find answers to FAQs on plants under the Combined Heat and Power Act.
Pursuant to Section 1 of the KWKG. the aim of this law is to contribute to reducing annual carbon dioxide emissions. To achieve this goal, combined heat and power systems (CHP systems) will be modernised and protected temporarily, the electricity generation through small CHP systems will be developed and fuel cells will be launched so as to save energy.
Compensation for systems subject to the KWKG is paid based on the system output and year of commissioning. The construction of new and modernisation of existing CHP systems have been supported since 2009, including systems over 2 MW. In both cases, however, the CHP system must be highly efficient within the meaning of EU CHP Directive 2004/8/EC.
The feed-in agreement is concluded between you, the producer, and Stromnetz Berlin GmbH, the distribution system operator. It forms the basis for feeding the energy generated by your system into the distribution network and regulates the feed-in tariff. Before being able to conclude a feed-in agreement, you must install your generating unit and we, the distribution system operator, must approve it.
The contractual agreement comprises the following components:
Once the feed-in agreement has been concluded, the fed-in electricity is invoiced pursuant to the contractual stipulations.
We provide the following standard feed-in profiles for operators of small CHP systems that do not have counters for registering output.
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