EU allows Germany’s solar rooftop tenant subsidy

Germany‘s law allowing tenants to benefit from solar photovoltaic panels installed on the rooftop was cleared on Monday by the European Commission under EU state aid rules

Germany‘s law allowing tenants to benefit from solar photovoltaic panels installed on the rooftop was cleared on Monday by the European Commission under EU state aid rules.

Under the Tenant Power Act, which entered force last July, tenants are allowed to generate power on rented roofs.

The law applies to solar rooftop projects where electricity can be delivered directly to tenants in the building without passing through an external electricity transmission network.

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