Spain's shift from laggard to front-runner

Spain’s long-awaited shift towards a more ambitious set of climate and energy policies seems to be taking shape after all. Teresa Ribera, the Spanish Minister for the Ecological Transition, announced today the Government’s decision to abolish the infamous “Sun Tax” implemented through the Royal Decree 900/2015 by the preceding Government, through which self-consumption in Spain got severely restricted by an economically regressive and socially unjust tax. The new regulation