The Assembly suffocates the small wind turbine

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“The first part of the wind power legislative series ends in the National Assembly. Yesterday evening, the deputies voted for an amendment to the orientation law on energy. From now on, the benefit of the obligation to purchase electricity by EDF is reserved for parks with a capacity of no less than 12 megawatts (MW) as was the case until now, but "Of more than 20 megawatts on condition that they are located in wind development zones identified by the prefect" (1). An amendment which, according to the three UMP deputies at the origin of the text, should help the take-off of wind power in France. For industrialists in the sector, that would be the end of wind power in France. The PS, the PC and the Greens voted against, as did three UDF deputies and four UMP. But the text was adopted by 68 votes against 29… ”

Comment: France was in the back of the pack when it comes to renewable energy. The bad student persists and signs.

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