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Renewable energy: ‘EU: End to green energy subsidies’

4 February 2013
Presseurop
Die Presse

Die Presse, 4 February 2013

National subsidy schemes for the renewable energy sector have created an imbalance, which has weakened the competitiveness of traditional thermal energy, according to the European Commission.

As a result, Brussels plans to regulate and harmonise national subsidies to green energy and to define a European subsidy structure by 2020.