Photovoltaic Industry calls on EU to take action against Member States that backtrack on support for renewables

(LEXEGESE) - In a letter to EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger, more than 70 solar companies and associations say retroactive measures against support schemes are unfair and damage investment climate for renewables. The letter, sent by the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA), makes reference to recent or imminent action in several countries – including Belgium, France, Czech Republic, Italy, Spain, Bulgaria and Greece. According to EPIA, such measures seriously damage the investment climate in general and for renewables in particular, not only in the countries where they occur, but also throughout Europe. EPIA call on Mr. Oettinger to react strongly to these decisions and use, where appropriate, all the legal means the European Commission has to stop this trend, which threatens the climate of confidence needed in Europe to attract further investors. The signatories also point out that these actions can “heighten the perceived risk in investments in renewables, and PV in particular, thus unnecessarily increasing the cost of capital for private operators ...Zum vollständigen Artikel

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