Spain scraps ‘sunshine tax’

Spain’s Socialist government approved on Friday the elimination of the controversial “sunshine tax” and other administrative barriers to self-generation

Spain’s Socialist government approved on Friday the elimination of the controversial “sunshine tax” and other administrative barriers to self-generation introduced by the previous conservative administration in 2015.

The newly-approved changes will allow citizens producing their own electricity to connect the grid without financial penalties or bureaucratic hindrance, and to share generating capacity with neighbours - an important detail in a country where the majority of the population lives in apartment blocks.

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