2022-06-25
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/40526-eciu-government-uk-onshore-brakes-energy-security-strategy-planning-cvonsent-offshore-gw-auction-household-bill-cfd

UK needs onshore wind energy

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Putting the brakes on onshore wind could cost consumers £125 on bills, the ECIU says.

Official Press Release ECIU:

Putting the brakes on onshore wind could cost consumers £125 on bills

If the gas crisis was repeated in 2035 with a shortfall of 25GW of onshore wind, the cost would be £10bn each year, equating to £125 per household.

News reports in the run-up to the publication of the Government’s Energy Security Strategy suggested that Ministers were poised to triple the UK’s onshore wind capacity to 45 GW by 2035, but the actual announcement contained limited ambition and no targets following reported pushback from some MPs. The UK currently has 14GW of onshore wind which will rise to 20GW with turbines that are under construction or have received planning consent. More projects are under development and could be awarded Contracts for Difference (CfDs), but can’t be guaranteed, so if the sector were to stop at 20GW and not reach... ... More: Official Press Release ECIU

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ECIU, government, UK, onshore, brakes, Energy Security Strategy, planning cvonsent, offshore, GW, auction, household, bill, CfD







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