2019-11-13
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/33000-scottish-renewables-uk-scotland-jobs-onshore-ban-supply-chain-energy-generation-government

Scottish Renewables Criticizes Onshore Wind Ban

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The Scottish wind industry suffers job losses because of a UK Government block on onshore wind power.

Official Press Release Scottish Renewables:

UK Government ban means wind industry idles as supplier announces job cuts

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UK Government ban means wind industry idles as supplier announces job cuts

Almost 50 wind farms which could power the equivalent of 850,000 homes risk losing vital planning permission unless a political ban on their access to the energy market is lifted, new research has shown.

The new study comes as the UK’s only wind turbine tower manufacturer, CS Wind, says market conditions mean it may need to cut three-quarters of its Argyll workforce. The wind farms identified in the Scottish Renewables study would increase Scotland’s renewable energy capacity by almost 15% - but most have not been built because of a UK Government block on onshore wind power. Other issues affecting development include the speed at which alterations to projects – vital to improve their economics – are held up in Scotland’s... ... More: Official Press Release Scottish Renewables

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