The EU Commission approves a €22.5 billion Polish scheme to support offshore wind farms

State aid: Commission approves €22.5 billion Polish scheme to support offshore wind farms* The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a Polish scheme to support offshore wind technology. The measure will help Poland reach its renewable energy targets without unduly distorting competition. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “This Polish scheme is a very good example of how competition policy can enable Member States to support green energy projects, such as offshore wind farms. It gives the incentive to companies to invest in such green projects where they would otherwise not have invested. We hope that we will see many such initiatives in the future, which contribute to the EU's

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European Commission, The EU Commission approves a €22.5 billion Polish scheme to support offshore wind farms, 20 May 2021, e-Competitions May 2021, Art. N° 101020

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