Vestager mulling EU ‘cash for ash’ inquiry

Renewable Heat Incentive scheme got EU approval on ‘useful heat’ promise

5th February, 2017
Margrethe Vestager

Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s competition tsar, is considering a potential probe into the controversial renewable heat incentive scandal that triggered the collapse of the power staring agreement in the North.

The competition commissioner will meet with Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson in the coming weeks after the Derry politician wrote to her requesting a full investigation into the so-called cash for ash scheme, which was widely abused after design flaws went uncorrected....

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