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Estonia: Competition Authority recommends phasing out renewable energy subsidies

Friday, February 19, 2021

The Competition Authority (Konkurentsiamet) analyzed the renewable energy subsidy schemes implemented in Estonia and their economic impact and has recommended switching to a market-based solution and phasing out renewable energy subsidies. In 2007, the Electricity Market Act set the period of support for renewable energy at 12 years. This means that a company that started production in 2007 received support until 2019, the Competition Authority said. Although the transition to…