TITLE

Lobby groups clash over access for wind

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;7/25/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the conflict among lobby groups for the electricity and wind industries over plans for transmission grid arrangements that would provide wind power preferential access. A letter was submitted by electricity industry body Eurelectric to European Union (EU) environment and energy ministers in June 2009 arguing that such hidden subsidies should be avoided. Christian Kjaer of the European Wind Energy Association argued that renewable generation should have priority access until unbundling was implemented.
ACCESSION #
43451727

 

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