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Fuel Emissions Trading Act

In order to achieve the climate targets, the German Fuel Emissions Trading Act (Brennstoffemissionshandelsgesetz – BEHG) was promulgated on December 19th 2019 as part of the German Climate Action Programm 2030. The German Fuel Emissions Trading Act establishes an Emission Trading System in the sectors heating and transport, starting in 2021.

In December the government promised the Federal Council of Germany to raise the price path for the first years. The respective amendment of the BEHG is currently passing parliamentary procedure.

Update Date: 23.07.2020