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Green power - competition for new wind turbines

Published: June 17, 2010; 00:00 · (Vindobona)

The increase in wind power subsidies triggers a construction boom. The subsidy pots for three and a half years are already allocated.

Who is faster? Among the wind turbine operators, a “wind-rush” has broken out since February 2010, the feed-in tariffs were increased to 9.7 cents per kilowatt hour of wind instead of 7.8 cents as previously received. For the current market price, currently at five cents, wind power would not be economical. As the eco-subsidization fund is limited to around €20m per year, not all…

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