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were  adjusted  from  1 January  2019  in  line  with  the   additional 30% of the installation costs, however capped at
           amendment.  For  specific  private  customers  in  Carinthia,   EUR 250 kWpeak, was granted as an investment subsidy for
           this entailed a net decrease in grid user charges of around   the installation. The tariff to buy electric power from wind
           5.1%, according to Energy-Control Austria.    farms at the time of application in 2019 was 8.12 ct/kWh
                                                         (2018: 8.20 ct/lWh).

           On  the  basis  of  the  authorisation  pursuant  to  the  ÖSG
           (Austrian Green Electricity Act) 2012, E-Control issued a new
           ordinance  dated  27 November  2018  setting  prices  for
           guarantees  of  origin  for  the  calendar  year  2019.  The
           guarantees of origin are allocated to electricity dealers and
           cleared daily at a fixed purchase price in accordance with
           applicable market regulations.

           The  2019  ordinance  on  the  renewable  electricity
           contribution  charge  based  on  the  ÖSG  2012  came  into
           effect  on  1 January  2019.  It  revises  the  green  electricity
           contribution  charges  for  the  calendar  year  2019  by  grid
           level  and  according  to  components  of  network  user
           charges (grid user charges for service, grid user charges for
           work and grid loss charges per grid level). These must be
           paid for by all end customers connected to the public grid.

           As  the  responsible  party  for  the  green  balancing  group,
           OeMAG Abwicklungsstelle für Ökostrom AG’s obligations
           included collecting a percentage mark-up of around 16.2%
           on the grid user charges and grid loss charges per grid level
           in 2019 (2018: 24.6%) as a contribution to green electricity.

           With the 2018 ordinance on green electricity feed-in tariffs,
           the feed-in tariffs for green electricity plants were defined
           for the calendar years 2018 and 2019 pursuant to Sec. 19
           ÖSG  2012.  The  tariff  to  buy  electric  power  from
           photovoltaic facilities (PV) that are only installed on or at a
           building  with  a  congestion  capacity  of  over  5 kWpeak  to
           200 kWpeak was 7.67 ct/kWh at the time of application and
           conclusion of the contract in 2019 (2018: 7.91 ct/kWh). An
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