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Energy supply: Show supply to household customers by energy supply companies

Description

Energy supply undertakings supplying electricity and gas to household customers must immediately notify the commencement and termination of the activity and changes in their business name.

The regulatory authority may prohibit the exercise of the activity in whole or in part at any time if the human, technical or economic capacity or reliability is not guaranteed.

With the notification of the commencement of activity, the existence of the

  • Personnel
  • technical and
  • economic performance and
  • Management reliability

to be demonstrated.

The supplier notification or the publication of the notified companies do not constitute "approval", there are no fees for this.

The missing, incorrect, incomplete or late notification constitutes an administrative offence pursuant to § 95 (1) no. 2 of the Act on Electricity and Gas Supply (Energiewirtschaftsgesetz – EnWG), which can be punished with a fine of up to 100,000 euros.

The Federal Network Agency may prohibit the exercise of the activity in whole or in part at any time if the personnel, technical or economic capacity or reliability is not guaranteed. According to § 91 (1) No. 1 EnWG, the prohibition is subject to a fee. Fees for the prohibition pursuant to § 5 EnWG are levied in accordance with the Ordinance on Fees and Expenses for Official Acts of the Federal Network Agency under the Energy Industry Act (EnWGKostV) of the Annex to § 2, No. 1 in the amount of EUR 800.00 to EUR 10,000.00.

The period begins immediately with the exercise of the activity

The responsibility lies with the Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railways as the regulatory authority.

The notification obligation applies only to energy supply companies that supply household customers with energy; according to § 3 No. 22 EnWG:

  • customers in the household regardless of their annual consumption, and
  • Customers who work in the professional, agricultural or commercial sector and who do not exceed an annual consumption of up to 10,000 kWh.

The overviews of the companies displayed are published by the Federal Network Agency on an ongoing basis on its website.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Authority
Bundesnetzagentur für Elektrizität, Gas, Telekommunikation, Post und Eisenbahnen - Referat 604
Post Office Box 80 01
53105 Bonn, Stadt
Tulpenfeld 4
53113 Bonn, Stadt
0228 14-0
0228 14-8872