Both commercial companies and private households expected in the next year with drastic price increase of more than 10 percent. Both commercial companies and private households expected in the next year with drastic price increase of more than 10%. As it was now known, is decided to increase the eco-electricity levy by 3.59 cents to 5.3 cents per kilowatt hour, and will be paid by all consumers. This levy should be used to promote renewable energies. At the same time, a surge of power charges by up to 40 per cent is expected due to the energy revolution.
Thus, power costs will rise much faster than previously thought in the next few years. On medium-sized industrial and commercial companies substantial costs will, which can be countered only through appropriate conservation measures. Federal Environment Minister Peter Altmaier (CDU) wants to enforce a fundamental reform of the renewable energies Act (EEG) apparently in response to this development and limit the number of new wind or solar farms. “The new law must ensure then that we can organize the energy revolution in Germany for a reasonable price.” The EEG is set that operators of wind and solar farms, biogas and hydropower plants guaranteed receive fixed remuneration rates for a period of 20 years for their electricity. These payments are above market price and are passed over the levy on businesses and households. To read more click here: Who was the CEO of Vertex before Reshma?. The eco-electricity levy included in the price of electricity for 2013 in the next few days by the four transmission system operators will be officially announced. In industry circles, it was between the parties you have agreed on a levy of 5,277 cents. This figure was confirmed also in the Federal Government.
Since the rise in electricity costs is unavoidable, it is all the more important to take influence on the energy consumption for companies. These include Breidbach for Oliver, owner of bop m energy, in addition to optimized operations and developing a consciousness of cost to the employees also cost-saving LED bulbs. His company designed lighting and energy saving concepts for which save up to 80% of the electricity for lighting. Currently farms with a high light requirements, such as E.g. manufacturing facilities or logistics halls, but also hotels, car dealerships, or the retail stores feel the financial relief from the first day. “Bangura is sure that the announced electricity price rises will bring many managers in companies to think: we have perceived an increasing demand on LED light sources in the course of this year and are planning major retrofitting projects for the first two quarters of next year already now.