2020-03-31
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/33472-renewableuk-onshore-wind-capacity-turbine-wind-farm-government-support-england-wales-northern-ireland-scotland-offshore

UK Struggles to Build New Onshore Wind Projects

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The amount of new onshore wind capacity built last year fell to an even lower level than the year before as the industry lacks support of the government.

Official Press Release RenewableUK:

Net zero emission goal at risk as less new onshore wind capacity built for second year in a row

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Net zero emission goal at risk as less new onshore wind capacity built for second year in a row

RenewableUK is highlighting new statistics which show that the amount of new onshore wind capacity built last year fell to an even lower level than the year before – mainly because Government policy does not currently support the development of onshore wind farms.

In 2019, 629 megawatts (MW) were installed in the UK as just 23 projects went operational, of which 4 were in England, 4 in Wales, 6 in Northern Ireland and 9 in Scotland. This continues the trend seen in 2018, when only 651MW (91 projects) were installed. The huge drop in new capacity in 2018 followed the record high of 2,683MW installed in 2017, when 343 projects started generating as developers raced to beat the main deadline to qualify for Government support. 22 of the 23 projects which began... ... More: Official Press Release RenewableUK

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RenewableUK, onshore, wind, capacity, turbine, wind farm, government, support, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland, offshore







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