Investment Guarantee in New Plants

For this product an environmental benefit is required exceeding the standard conditions for green electricity. In this regard revenues from green certificates do not only have to satisfy both the project owners and the traders’ needs, but part of these revenues must be transferred to the realization of new or extended renewable energy projects. Normally this will be effected by funding setups. TÜV Rheinland reviews if and how this additional green values will be spent, such as by investments into new renewable energy projects. As a minimum monetary criteria and threshold 0.1 €Cent (net without VAT) per kWh declared green power shall be spent into these additional projects, e.g. through top-financing.