France’s Le Pen says she will take down wind turbines if elected
By Geert De Clercq
October 14, 2021
PARIS, Oct 14 (Reuters) – French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Thursday she would end all subsidies for renewable energy and take down France’s wind turbines if she is elected next year.
Le Pen, who will be the candidate of the Rassemblement National party in the April vote, made it to the second round of the 2017 election, and is expected to do so again, although some recent polls have shown that right-wing talk-show star Eric Zemmour could best her if he decides to run. read more
“Wind and solar, these energies are not renewable, they are intermittent. If I am elected, I will put a stop to all construction of new wind parks and I will launch a big project to dismantle them,” she said on RTL radio.
She added that she would scrap the subsidies for wind and solar, which she said added up to six or seven billion euros per year.
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