Clean Energy Buyers Seek A Role in Europe’s Green Stimulus

June 11, 2020, 4:00 AM

Clean energy buyers want the European Union to ensure its 750 billion euro ($851 billion) economic recovery package helps increase the uptake of renewables by corporates.

Companies including Nestle SA, Unilever Plc and Hennes & Mauritz AB, pressed the European Commission to introduce measures such as credit support and speedier roll-out of renewable power purchase agreements as part of the rescue plan. The call comes as EU leaders get ready to discuss the planned stimulus on June 18.

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