19 Jun '17, 9am

new government in Germany's North-Rhine Westphalia state mulls damaging 1.5 kms distance rule for onshore wind.

Wind distance rule looms in Germany’s most populous state After a sweeping victory in elections last month, a new coalition between German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and the liberal Free Democrats (FDP) in North-Rhine Westphalia state plans to impose a distance rule for wind power that could kill off most new projects. “We assume that it is legally safe to implement a distance rule of 1,500 metres to pure and general residential areas,” the two parties say in a 125-page-long coalition agreement, arguing such a rule would

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