PV investors seeking fertile land installations stuck in bureaucracy

Many investors wanting to install photovoltaic systems at land rated as highly fertile report being stranded by bureaucracy as they seek to meet supporting document demands and tight deadlines set by DEDDIE/HEDNO, the distribution network operator.

Investors complain being stuck between contradicting requirements of DEDDIE and DAOK, the country’s Directorate of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Services, despite not being at fault and having applied for all necessary permits.