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Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) – calculatory interest rate in accordance with Article 13, paragraph 3b, Electricity Supply Ordinance

In accordance with the Electricity Supply Ordinance (Appendix 1, point 2.4), the calculatory interest rate for capital invested in the electricity network (weighted average cost of capital) is specified by DETEC each year on the basis of calculations carried out by the SFOE upon consultation with the Federal Electricity Commission (ElCom). The calculations are to be carried out at the end of March each year.

The specified WACC for 2018 is 3.83%.

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Media release dated 21 February 2017 – UVEK legt Kapitalkostensatz für Stromnetze für das Jahr 2018 fest (in German)
Media release dated 23 February 2016 – UVEK legt Kapitalkostensatz für Stromnetze für das Jahr 2017 fest (in German)
Media release dated 4 December 2015 – Bundesrat senkt ab 2017 Kapitalzinssatz für Stromnetze (in German)
Media release dated 24 February 2015 – UVEK legt Kapitalzinssatz für Stromnetze für das Jahr 2016 fest (in German)
Media release dated 25 February 2014 – UVEK legt Kapitalzinssatz für Stromnetze für das Jahr 2015 fest (in German)
Media release dated 18 March 2013 – Bundesrat revidiert Stromversorgungsverordnung (in German)
Contact: Peter Ghermi
Last update: 21.02.2017


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