24 Mar '14, 1pm

EC must condemn Greek #SOLAR cuts or 'risk credibility'

A Conergy project in Greece. Source: Conergy. The European Commission (EC) must condemn proposed changes to support for solar energy in Greece or risk jeopardising its credibility. A lawyer and energy regulation academic, who is representing a group of PV investors told PV Tech that the current debate in Brussels about 2030 renewable energy targets rang hollow if they did not. “The whole discussion about binding or non-binding targets become rather symbolic,” Dr. Antonis Metaxas, managing partner, Metaxas & Associates Law Firm. “If the EC wants to remain credible with its own policy declarations and wants to be in line with basic fundamental principles of EU law, then it has to criticise this kind of measures,” said Metaxas. Retroactive changes have been condemned by the EC but it is yet to publicly comment on the Greek proposals. He also confirmed that his solar investor ...

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