After the gas price brake: Now there are also reliefs for households with heating oil and pellet heating
Created: 2022-12-13 13:37
By: Patricia Huber
Good news for consumers with oil and pellet heating systems: they too will be relieved.
The traffic light government has now decided that.
Berlin – Starting next year, gas customers will be relieved by a price brake.
Complaints from consumers with oil or pellet heating quickly became loud.
After all, prices have risen enormously here in recent months.
In view of the public pressure, the traffic light government finally announced that it would also relieve them.
Now the agreement is in place.
Traffic light decision: Relief for heating oil, pellets and liquid gas is coming
"I am very happy that in the parliamentary process we have now also found solutions for households that do not heat with gas or district heating," said the deputy leader of the SPD parliamentary group, Matthias Miersch, the German Press Agency on Tuesday in
The ARD capital studio
According to a key issues paper by the traffic light parliamentary groups SPD, Greens and FDP, households that heat with so-called “non-pipelined fuels”, such as heating oil, pellets or liquid gas, are to be retrospectively relieved for the period from January 1st to December 1st, 2022.
This is how the heating oil and pellet relief should work
Details of the relief have yet to be clarified.
However, the traffic light coalition partners have already agreed that there should be a lower and upper limit for the aid.
If the increase in expenditure to be proven is less than 100 euros compared to the previous year, there are no grants.
The maximum amount for support should be 2000 euros per household.
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"Especially in rural areas, oil, pellet or other heating media are very common," explained Miersch.
“The federal government is making 1.8 billion euros available with which we can cushion hardship cases in a targeted manner.
The payment is organized as easily as possible via the federal states. "
(ph / dpa / epd)