Green energy sector spooked by draft state aid rules

Local renewable energy cooperatives fear they could be excluded from government support or even lose out to fossil fuel companies under draft reforms to EU state aid rules, and their concerns have been echoed by the green energy sector more broadly.

by Robert Hodgson
Workers install solar PV on a school in Denver, in the US. In the EU, community energy groups are worried that draft changes to state aid rules may make it harder for them to operate. Photo: Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via Getty Images
Workers install solar PV on a school in Denver, in the US. In the EU, community energy groups are worried that draft changes to state aid rules may make it harder for them to operate. Photo: Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via Getty Images

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