Brussels OKs French renewables support schemes

The European Commission has approved schemes to support electricity from renewable sources in France with a combined budget of around €1.2 billion per year.
By Staff reporter 5 May 2017 0 25781

The European Commission has approved three schemes to support electricity production from renewable sources in France with a combined budget of around €1.2 billion ($1.3 billion) per year, it said on Friday.

The support covers an onshore wind scheme with a provisional budget of €1 billion per year, a solar scheme with a budget of €190 million per year and a sewage gas development scheme with a budget of €58 million per year.

The schemes will allow France to develop more than 17 GW of additional renewable...

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