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Denmark scares off investors after energy agenda is jettisoned

The government wants to scrap an electricity tax that has helped subsidise wind turbines since 1998

Denmark's Wind Energy Association estimates that the tax change would lead to a massive drop in new capacity.


IT was the first country ever to venture into offshore wind power. Now, Denmark is scaring off potential investors by abandoning some of the policies that once helped make it an international poster child for green energy.

The centre-right government of Lars Loekke