Update: Storm in Poland as Iberdrola, Dong plan wind exit

Poland’s wind industry is preparing for a major battle with the government over “dangerous and potentially damaging” new legislation, as Dong Energy and Iberdrola draw up plans to quit the country.

Denmark’s Dong and Iberdrola of Spain — two of the largest investors in Polish wind farms — are looking to exit Eastern Europe’s largest energy market just as the government moves to overhaul its system of support for green energy by effectively cutting funding for onshore wind.

A spokeswoman for the Polish Wind Energy Association (PWEA) tells Recharge that the Ministry of Economy is preparing a bill that will be damaging for wind and the wider renewable-­energy sector.

“A draft bill on renewables was presented by the Ministry of Economy in Log in to read complete article.

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