Energy management certification has the primary goal of achieving continuous improvement in energy efficiency and energy savings in your company through the systematic evaluation of energy consumption, thereby reducing costs.
All advantages at a glance
Medium-sized glass company with 113 employees; employer's contribution to pension insurance € 215,000; power consumption 3.6 GWh/p.a.; gas consumption 870 MWh/p.a. The company can save € 53,000 in electricity taxes and € 2,050 in energy tax from version 1 and 2. If the criteria from version 3 are met, more than € 100,000 in Renewable Energy Act levy can be waived.
All companies in the manufacturing sector can apply for up to three versions of the electricity and/or energy tax refund in parallel:
- Version 1: Reduction of tax rates (§ 9b StromStG and § 54 EnergieStG).
- Version 2: Peak balancing (§ 10 StromStG and § 55 EnergieStG)
- Version 3: Special compensation scheme (Renewable Energy Act)