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Spanish PV association opens Brussels office to fight retroactive policy

Spain’s National Association of Photovoltaic Energy Producers (ANPIER) has opened a permanent office in Brussels to help direct European Union policy on renewables by publicising the historic financial suffering of thousands of Spanish solar consumers at the hands of retroactive legislative changes.

Investors need pan-European solar dispute mechanism, says SPE

There is a need for a pan-European investor-state dispute settlement mechanism, to give the solar industry a unified legal body to help it fight retroactive cuts and other policy U-turns across the continent, according to a European trade group.

Czech PV industry could be ‘screwed’ by regulator

Renewable energy could become “extinct” in the Czech Republic if the energy regulator refuses to approve payments to wind, solar and biomass plants, and the country will face legal challenges, trade groups have warned.