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Grace period for Oil-fired boilers

should apply to old buildings, starting in 2023, a CO2-limit value if the heater needs to be replaced. The cantons should receive a transitional period up to 2026.

The proposes of the environment Commission of the national Council (Urek). Unanimously, the Commission had decided at the advice of the CO2 act for a determination of which mittrügen the cantons, informed the parliamentary services on Tuesday. The Council of States had decided against the will of the cantons, that, as of 2023, in the case of a heating renewal with a CO2-limit of 20 kilograms per square metre will apply. So that house owners could install a new oil heating system, if the house is very well insulated.

transition period until 2026

The national Council Commission supported the plan in principle. It has, however, developed in cooperation with the cantons, the ongoing or planned cantonal measures to increase the energy efficiency of buildings, rewarded. Specifically, all of the cantons, the cantonal model rules 2014 (MuKEn) in their energy legislation is intended to benefit from a transitional regime.

the cantons, which have adapted to the entry into force of the revised CO2 law, the energy laws already, should have three years time, the limit of 20 kilograms of CO2 per square meter to introduce. From 2026 onwards, the limit will apply to all cantons, and in 2028, he will be 15 pounds and lowered.

implementation in progress

Seven cantons of the MuKEn 2014 already, as of November. It is the cantons of Basel-Stadt, Basel-Landschaft, Vaud, Fribourg, Lucerne, Obwalden and Jura. In another seven cantons, the parliamentary Phase in progress or complete. Five cantons are standing in front of the parliamentary Phase. Two cantons - Bern and Solothurn - needed "another calls" it says on the website of the energy Director's conference.

The Council of States had incorporated a provision for the cantons to adopt their own and at least equal to the effective regulations, will be exempted from the implementation.

New European Commission

decide The national Council of Commission has advised the CO2-act nor to the end. You agreed to an Order to move the discussions further. Thus, the Commission will decide in its new composition on the other points. The work of the meeting of 13. and 14. January will be resumed. The national Council is expected to consider in the spring session with the CO2-law.

the First stakes of his Commission had already taken in a previous session. You agree that Switzerland is cut in half its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to 1990. At least 60 percent of the reduction in the domestic to be done. Minorities will apply for the Council, a greater or lesser reduction as well as a higher, lower or no domestic target.

more Expensive gasoline

the Commission Agrees with measures that increase the price of the petrol. Fuel importers must compensate for today is a part of their imports. In the future, you will need more offset and a larger part in the domestic. This increases the price of the petrol.

As the Council of States wants to limit the majority of the national Council Commission on the premium but. By 2024, the compensation is to be allowed to increase the price of the litre of fuel by up to 10 cents, from 2025 to up to 12 cents. A minority wants to set the Maximum at 8 cents. Not yet, the Commission has decided, among other things, an airline ticket levy. (sda)

Created: 26.11.2019, 12:31 PM

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