Austria's Industry Welcomes Electricity Reform

People ♦ Published: December 1, 2010; 17:35 ♦ (Vindobona)

Whereas Industrialists and the Economic Chamber (WKO) are asking for enactment today, the Umweltdachverband (UWD, Environmental Federation) is against it.

Austria's Industry Welcomes Electricity Reform / Picture: ©

As a "practical compromise" the Vice-Secretary General of the Federation of Industrialists (IV), Mag. Peter Koren, described the Electricity Industry and Organisation Act (ElWOG) approved yesterday, Tuesday, by the National Assembly. Particularly welcome by the industry is the consideration given to the objectives of public interest concerning the supply of electrical energy relative to…