The competent authority is the Federal Environment Agency. Confirmation of all information must be provided by a certified public accountant.
The basic prerequisite is an energy or environmental management system. There are simplification rules for small emitters: an alternative energy management system or membership in climate protection and energy efficiency networks is also sufficient here. The aid must go towards investments in climate protection measures and must be proven.
The company-related emission intensity is calculated from the ratio between fuel emission volume and gross value added (kg CO2 / EUR). Exceeding the respective threshold must be proven annually from the application year 2023. This is a prerequisite for claiming the maximum degree of compensation.
The following quantities of fuel are not eligible for benefits:
– biogenic origin,
– Use in plants subject to EU emissions trading,
– Use for power generation,
– Use for heat generation for third parties,
– Use for tax-exempt purposes according to § 25 EnergieStG,
– Outreach to non-beneficiary sectors,
– Reference before 01.01.2021.
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