2 billion Euro additional costs: industry pays a CO2 tax, first, double

The introduction of the climate package, the Federal government agreed CO2 tax is getting closer. 1. January 2021 to have to importers, wholesalers and Refining

2 billion Euro additional costs: industry pays a CO2 tax, first, double

The introduction of the climate package, the Federal government agreed CO2 tax is getting closer. 1. January 2021 to have to importers, wholesalers and Refining for the quantity placed on the market in fossil fuel buy emission certificates. The price premium will be passed on to the consumer, the climate, increase the price of harmful Heating with Oil or Refuel with gasoline and Diesel and to develop in the ideal case, the steering effect towards renewable technologies.

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editor in the economy.

F. A. Z.

industrial companies expecting double this load from a new CO2 - pricing existing pricing in the EU emissions trading in Germany, according to the last state 918 industrial plants. In the case of gas-fired steam boilers to the energy carrier is more expensive, for example, although the system must acquire the operator for the annually emitted amount of CO2 European emission allowances – a scenario in front of the industry representatives at an early stage have been warned, and had promised the Federal government to avoid explicitly.

But a by the Federal Ministry for the environment recently submitted draft regulation calmed the minds, quite the opposite. The additional costs from the EU emissions trading recognised in the German industry is not likely to be alone in the first year and a half of the new CO2 tax on around 2 billion euros. A year later, it should then be 3.4 billion euros. Diestahl industry is shouldering the biggest burdens, but, basically, all sectors of the chemistry, refineries, pulp and paper, go zurmineralverarbeitenden industry are affected.

"worst-case scenario for the double-burden the affected part of the German industry"

The calculated energy consultants Enplify, the former society for electricity industry,which is one of many industry representatives and their customers; their Figures of the F. A. Z. are not available. The Background: The company should get more exposure after the submission of the emissions trading scheme-annual report in July refunded, so at the earliest in mid-2022.

And even then only once and only for the past year compensations. In mid-2022, when the liquidity stress is, therefore, expected to be around one billion euros, a billion euros – and then steadily increase as the CO2-price of initially EUR 25 per Tonne year on year, rising to 55 Euro in the year 2025. 31. December 2025, the energy Advisor to then, including a refund of a burden on Liquidity of about 6 billion euros.

From the point of view of Enplify Board of Directors Dennis Cup is the time-delayed reimbursement no trifling matter. "What sounds like a harmless implementing regulation, may be the worst-case scenario for the double-burden the affected part of the German industry," he warns.

Updated Date: 11 August 2020, 02:20

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