Opinion: Green groups slam government’s new solar power law

The law makes a mockery of Spain’s apparent drive to cut carbon emissions in the next decade

LAST UPDATED: 13 Apr, 2016 @ 17:25
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solar-panelsWITH desertification spreading along the Andalucian coastline and rainfall levels lower than ever, a drive for sustainability has never been more important.

Yet the Spanish government has decided that it wants to penalise anyone aiming for self sufficiency through photovoltaic energy.

The fact that environmentally-minded people around Spain are put off from installing solar panels due to crazy and conflicting laws and the threat of big fines is madness.

In a country, which sees around 300 days of sun a year!

It is time that the government listened to the calls of 60,000 people, who have signed a petition, not to mention all the other political parties, and scrapped its crazy new solar panel law.

If not, it makes a mockery of Spain’s apparent drive to cut carbon emissions in the next decade.





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