Spanish Wind Power Hits Buffers As Subsidies Slashed/NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

Over the last two years, the Spanish govt has been slashing generous subsidies for the renewable energy industry. Unlike in the UK, where these subsidies are passed onto consumers, the Spanish government has been absorbing the cost, contributing to, what is called, a “tariff deficit” of 28 billion Euro.

UK’s offshore wind giants back cuts to solar support/PV-TECH

EDF and E.ON, two of the largest offshore wind project developers in the UK have backed the department of energy and climate change’s (DECC) plans to cut support for large-scale solar under the renewable obligation (RO) scheme.