Amendments to Germany’s renewable energy schemes

The EEG 2023 support scheme, with an overall budget of €28 billion, aims at achieving a share of 80% of electricity produced from renewable energy sources by 2030, with a view to achieving climate neutrality by 2045. Under the scheme, the aid will generally take the form of a market premium paid by the network operator to the producer on top of the market price for the electricity. However, in the case of very small installations, the aid will take the form of feed-in tariffs. Germany also notified an increase of expansion targets for installed capacity of offshore wind energy installations.

Read More