|Wind-Science - 07/03/2014 à 15:50||
The European Renewable Energy Council (EREC), which has acted as an umbrella lobbying group for various EU renewables associations for nearly 15 years, has been “forced into liquidation” due to unsustainable lease obligations tied to its Brussels headquarters.
|Wind-Science - 07/03/2014 à 13:26||
It was the late Eighties and the company — FPL Group as it was called then — had lent money to some wind projects as part of a diversification strategy. It was a tough time for the nascent US wind sector, and some of those projects went bankrupt. To its great surprise, FPL found that it suddenly owned them. An even greater surprise was the realisation that it could make money from them.