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Renewable Energy: Great Potential, but Halted by Politicians

Published: November 29, 2010; 13:07 · (Vindobona)

The Umweltdachverband (UWD, Environmental Federation) criticizes sharply the energy policy of the Austrian Government. Investments are made mainly in obsolete technologies

Renewable Energy: Great Potential, but Halted by Politicians / Picture: © Flickr

According to Gerhard Heilingbrunner, President of the Umweltdachverband, the new "Electricity and Organization Act (Elwog), adopts the continuation of an "overcome energy policy". Meanwhile the energy industry is calling for prioritization of the construction of power stations and power lines.

"The energy policy following the old paths of thermal hydraulic interconnection…

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