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...or...sufficient investment, perhaps?
by Sassafras on Mon Mar 30th, 2009 at 02:09:39 PM EST
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It is a fundamental mistake to assume that any project with a positive rate of return will always be able to attract investment.

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by Sassafras on Mon Mar 30th, 2009 at 02:13:13 PM EST
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Better already. What do you think about deleting 'any' and writing 'projects'? Or just replacing 'any' with 'a'?

It is a fundamental mistake to assume that a project with a positive rate of return will always be able to attract investment.

It is a fundamental mistake to assume that projects with a positive rate of return will always be able to attract investment.

I like the second one better...

by nanne (zwaerdenmaecker@gmail.com) on Mon Mar 30th, 2009 at 03:04:39 PM EST
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So do I.

I might be tempted, though, to insert "private sector", in order to make it really clear:

It is a fundamental mistake to assume that projects with a positive rate of return will always be able to attract private sector investment.

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by Sassafras on Mon Mar 30th, 2009 at 03:21:09 PM EST
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I'm your private sector, a sector for money...
by nanne (zwaerdenmaecker@gmail.com) on Mon Mar 30th, 2009 at 03:25:30 PM EST
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It is a fundamental mistake to assume that a positive rate of return is always a sufficient condition for a project to attract investment.

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"3.3 Extension of TEN-E to oil infrastructure, CO2 sequesteration and other new networks"

sequestration

"Thus, it should not be beyond the scope of EU energy policy to consider the maintenance of the ownership and operation of energy grids in the public hand, or the construction and operation of certain load balancing plants."

Thus, it should not be beyond the scope of EU energy policy to consider maintaining the ownership and operation of energy grids, or the construction and operation of certain load balancing plants, in the public hand.

That's all I can think of.

It's really excellent, congrats, you guys!

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Mon Mar 30th, 2009 at 04:27:55 PM EST
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