The Austrian environment ministry has closed its 1999 call for proposals for wind energy support. Under the government wind program, successful bidders receive up to 30% of their investment in a wind power plant from a total pool of ATS 30 million (EUR 2.2 million). In last year's round of competitive tenders, 31 projects applied for support for 56 wind turbines representing a total investment of ATS 676 million. But only five projects were chosen for support, amounting to a total of eight turbines, confirms Ulfert Höhne of the federal renewable energy association
Have you registered with us yet?
Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins.