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Home to world's biggest wind-turbine maker to end all subsidies

The Danish energy minister says that within a few years Denmark's renewable energy industry will be ready to survive without state support.

Danish energy minister, Lars Christian Lilleholt | Photo: Nicolai Lorenzen/Polfoto/Arkiv

After more than four decades of relying on subsidies, Denmark's renewable energy industry is ready to survive on its own much sooner than anyone expected.

The Danish energy minister, Lars Christian Lilleholt, says that "in just a few years," renewable energy providers won't need state support anymore. He says it's a development he couldn't have imagined as recently as last year.

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