Fierce Criticism of Austria's Energy Policy

People ♦ Published: April 21, 2011; 14:33 ♦ (Vindobona)

Anschober (Greens): "The Minister of Economy insists on the worst promotion policy of green electricity in Europe: this is hostile to the business and labor market"

Fierce Criticism of Austria's Energy Policy / Picture: ©

Minister of Economy Mitterlehner has informed Rudi Anschober, Upper Austria's Regional Minister for Energy, in writing, that he is not willing to lift the cap, and accordingly the limitations on the promotion of photovoltaics in the Green Electricity Act.

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