Tag Archive for 'wind power decree'

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.

Continue reading ‘New Wind Power Decree in Saxony Stipulates Minimum Distance to Residential Housing’

NRW Enacts New Wind Power Decree

Shortly after the presentation of the draft NRW Climate Protection Act, the Climate Protection Minister of the state of North Rhine Westphalia (NRW), Johannes Remmel, enacted the state’s new wind power decree as a first element of the new climate protection strategy.

Continue reading ‘NRW Enacts New Wind Power Decree’

NRW Presents New Draft Wind Power Decree

NRW’s minority government is planning to increase wind energy generation from 3% to at least 15% by 2020. To this end, the state Environment Ministry, the Ministry of Economics and Energy and the State Chancellery have recently submitted a new joint draft wind power decree for review by selected associations (Verbändeanhörung).

Continue reading ‘NRW Presents New Draft Wind Power Decree’