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Budget cuts for Danish green projects draw flak

Critics say it was a bad signal to be sending just before the Paris climate summit, but the government says that spending on alternative energy and innovation is still high

People who have relied on government funds and other incentives to help finance their green energy projects, including Mr Bentzen (above), said the budget cuts were a mistake.

Sonderborg, Denmark

NOT long ago, Denmark was making headlines for harvesting so much wind power that it was leading the way in generating renewable energy, while becoming a centre of innovation and growth for green and clean technology.

Then, in June, a centre-left government was...