Romania confirms RE support cuts

New Romanian wind farms will get fewer green certificates

New Romanian wind farms will get fewer green certificates

Romania has confirmed it is to heavily cut back on the incentives it grants to wind and solar projects under its green certificate-based scheme.

Energy regulator ANRE plans to cut the number of green certificates to 1.5 from two per MWh for wind energy, to three from six for solar projects and to 2.3 from three for small hydro power plants. The changes will apply to new projects.

Romania’s energy Minister Constantin Nita said last month the government also planned to cut the upper range of the price that renewables producers can get for the tradable certificates.

Energy-intensive industries in Romania, such as steel and aluminium producers, claim that the current renewable support scheme threatens Log in to read complete article.

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