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Table 6 Remuneration for biogas plants between 2009 and 2011

From: Governance of sustainability in the German biogas sector—adaptive management of the Renewable Energy Act between agriculture and the energy sector

Remuneration (annual degression of 1%) Basic remuneration in €-ct/kWh RR premium Manure premium LPM premium ER premium
Up to 150 kW 11.55 5.94 3.96 1.96 0.99
150–500 kW 9.9 5.94 0.99 - -
500 kW–5 MW 8.17 3.96 - - -
5 MW–20 MW 7.71 - - - -
Additional Technology premium:     
 Innovative technology up to 5 Mwel   1.98   
 Raw gas upgrading up to 350 Nm3   1.98   
 Raw gas upgrading 350 Nm3–700 nm3   0.99   
 CHP premium up to 20 Mw   2.97   
  1. RR, renewable resources; LPM, landscaping material; ER, emission reduction