• Licensing management for permits of fossil fired combustion plants, thermal units fired with coal, biomass, wastes, oil, or gas, including gas turbines and engines fired by diesel oil or gas
  • Licensing questions at hydro-, wind-, and photovoltaic power plants
  • Licensing questions for civil engineering, planning requirements, and structural works
  • Significant requirements from water - and soil protection, safety of work discharge of wastes and main part air quality requirements
  • Exchange of information between VGB members from EC neighbour countries for implementation of EC regulations


  • Time dependant development on requirements for emissions to air and air quality limitations
  • ELV requirements for emissions to air, EC LCPD and German LCP ordinance, technical requirements for smaller combustion plants within TA Luft, Best Available Techniques for LCPs
  • EC Waste Incineration Directive, German waste incineration ordinance ELVs for Co-combustion of wastes
  • EC Ambient Air Quality Directive, TA Luft, exceptions and special regulations in directives and ordinances
  • Components significant for permits
  • Technical requirements in licensing procedures of German Federal Immission Control Act (BImSchG, Bundes-Immissionsschutzgesetz)
  • Typical practice of notification on not permit significant changes
  • Single unit LCP perception, a combination of combustion plants realised as one LCP