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Eco-Electricity Act.

Type of law
Date of original text

The purpose of the present Act is to promote an increase in the contribution of renewable energy sources to electricity production. Renewable energy sources are defined as renewable non-fossil energy sources, i.e. wind, solar, geothermal, wave, tidal, hydropower, biomass, landfill gas, sewage treatment plant gas and biogases (art. 5). The text consists of 33 articles divided into 6 Parts as follows: General provisions (1); Promotion of renewable energy and energy production (2); Preparation of balance sheet (3); Financing promotion of energy production (4); Ordinances, duty to give information, data collection, penalties (5); Transitional and final provisions (6)
Moreover, the present Act introduces substantial amendments to the Electricity and Electricity Organization Act. (BGBl. I No 121/2000).
Long title of text
Federal Act on the promotion of electricity produced from renewable energy sources.
Date of consolidation/reprint
The present Act is consolidated as of 104/2009.
Serial Imprint
Bundesgesetz f r die Republik sterreich, Part I, No. 149, 23 August 2002, pp. 1573-1594.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bundesgesetz, mit dem Neuregelungen auf dem Gebiet der Elektrizit tserzeugung aus erneuerbaren Energietr gern und auf dem Gebiet der Kraft-W rme-Kopplung erlassen werden ( kostromgesetz).
Repealed by