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Premier of Saxony Demands Nationwide Uniform Electricity Grid Charges

In view of the German energy policy shift (Energiewende) that aims to replace conventional power largely by renewable power, Saxony’s state premier Stanislaw Tillich demands nationwide uniform grid charges in place of the current system of regionally differing charges, which puts structurally weak areas at a disadvantage, the newspaper BIZZ energy today writes.

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New Wind Power Decree in Saxony Stipulates Minimum Distance to Residential Housing

On 12 July 2013 representatives of the Saxon State Ministries of Economics and of the Interior signed a joint “Decree on Minimum Distances between Residential Housing and Priority Areas and Other Areas Suitable for Wind Power”. The decree essentially stipulates a general minimum distance of 1,000 metres between residential housing and wind power plants, a press release issued by the State of Saxony says.

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