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Hungary Plans Big Push in Solar Power Generation

The government supports the creation of as many solar power plants in Hungary as possible says Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s chief of staff Hungary will relax rules on the construction of small solar power plants and subsidize loans to landowners as part of efforts to promote renewable energy, a government official said. The country’s […]

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Renewable Electricity’s Spanish Support Scheme Approved by the European Commission

The scheme has around 40,000 beneficiaries. In 2016, the annual payments under the scheme amounted to €6.4 billion. The Spanish scheme supporting electricity generation from renewable energy sources, high efficiency co generation of heat and power and waste, the European Commission has found it to be in line with EU State aid rules. The scheme […]

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European Commission Approves French Solar Power and Hydropower Schemes

European Commission has given approval to two solar power projects and a hydropower project in France. The European Commission announced it had approved three French schemes to support solar power and hydropower energy generators in the country. The schemes include two solar power projects, which have a provisional budget of 439 million euros ($466 million) […]

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