Central and Eastern Europe increase political support for wind energy

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All the countries in the region still have work to do on the simplification of permitting, notably to implement the new EU rule on this.

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Outlook for wind improving significantly in Central and Eastern Europe

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Outlook for wind improving significantly in Central and Eastern Europe

On 17 May WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson opened the Energy Day of the CEE (Central and Eastern Europe) Sustainable Finance Summit in Prague and highlighted the wind energy potential in the region. The share of wind in the region’s electricity mix is below the 17% average for Europe. But there is a clear increase in political support and the number of new wind farms under development in different countries.

Central and Eastern Europe has only 7% of the EU’s total wind energy capacity, and Government targets and support have been less than the EU average. But there are signs of increasing political ambition on renewables across the region. And there is a lot of activity on project development, led local and regional developers, with many willing to go merchant or with PPA if... ... More: Official Press Release WindEurope

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