News Digest Item
03 Nov 2016

“Germany and France defend grid access support for renewables”


Germany and France jointly defend priority grid access for electricity generated from renewable sources, reports Politico. The European Commission, meanwhile, is considering removing priority dispatch ahead of power coming from fossil fuels. In a so-called non-paper, dated late October, the two countries set out their position on renewables support aspects, also including a “rule of last curtailment”, according to Politico. This ensured that renewables are dropped last when the power grid is congested. The EU Commission is expected to update its renewables regulation at the end of the year, writes Politico.

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