Financial support schemes

National and local authorities may have schemes to financially support wind energy development.

The WinWind project carried out a specific analysis of wind energy support schemes and associated information towards citizens, in Germany, Italy, Latvia, Norway Poland, and Spain. The schemes may vary greatly in type and envisaged amount of incentives.

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The WinWind project assessed the importance of financial support schemes in fostering social acceptance

Screening of Technical and Non-Technical regulations, guidelines and recommendations pages 34-35

On citizens’ information about financial support schemes
Screening of Technical and Non-Technical regulations, guidelines and recommendations page 43

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