The flat-rate renewables charge per metering point
The flat-rate renewables charge is the second component of the financing mechanism for Austria's renewable support scheme as of 1 July 2012.
It is an annual flat rate payable per metering point; its amount varies depending on the grid level at which the metering point is connected. The flat-rate renewables charge already existed under the previous financing regime, but its amounts have been adjusted:
a customer connected at network level 7 currently pays € 33 per year.
The table below shows the flat-rate renewables charge applicable at each grid level.