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Renewables lobby unites against EU watchdog

The energy regulator's proposal to abolish renewables' priority dispatch status in the European electricity grid could be a threat to the EU's green transition, according to a federation of several NGOs. The Danish Energy Association also opposes the idea.

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The EU's Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER), the energy watchdog for the EU, is undermining Europe's energy transition, says the European Renewable Energy Federation (EREF).

EREF is responding to ACER's proposal to abolish renewables' priority dispatch status in the European electricity grid, not just for newly-installed renewable energy, but also for already installed sources which have thus far taken precedence.

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