EU nations accused of restricting free trade of renewable energy

The European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET) has supported a complaint, from an unnamed generator and a renewables trader, made to the European Commission on October 10.

The complaint raises allegations of closed national support schemes for renewable energy across EU member states specifically Germany, UK, Poland and Sweden.

The challengers want to export wind generated electricity from Finland to the named EU countries but export volumes have been rejected as ineligible due to restrictions within each country.

Electricity Committee chairman for EFET, Peter Styles told Energy Risk that this complaint reflects concerns across the renewables sector. “There is no

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