Romania: RES investors request from Gov to close the market for new projects

6. August 2015. / SEE Energy News

Investors in renewable energy sector have asked the Romanian government to temporarily suspend the accreditation for new facilities on RES.

In an open letter addressed to the Romanian Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and leadership in ANRE, the four producers of renewable energy demanded urgent measures to avoid an industrial collapse.

They urged from the state to increase the share of renewable energy in the national energy mix. The government has reduced the share of renewables in the energy mix for consumers from 17 percent to 12.5 percent in 2014th and maintained that level in 2015th.

According to the producers organizations, having reduced the share it was achieved the surplus of green certificates, which are now worthless securities.

Romanian authorities avoid doing what other governments did in similar situations, and that is to suspend access to support schemes for new projects until they find a new sustainable solutions, producers concluded.

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