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Poland rolls back legal obstacles for onshore wind

Poland is on the verge of failing its renewable energy target for 2020 and has thus acknowledged the need for installing additional wind tubines. This entails rolling back a series regulations designed to halt wind development.

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The Polish government has decided to remove a number of taxes, which were levied around one year ago to disincentivize investment in wind energy. At the same time, Poland will begin sending onshore capacity to tender, write several media.

These measures should make it a bit easier to own wind turbines in the country as well as, according to Polish government sources, helping Poland reach its 2020 renewable energy goal of 15 percent.

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