Saturday, 3 November 2012

Government policy on renewable energy.

There are 3,400 onshore wind turbines across the UK at 324 different sites, generating 3% of the UK's electricity. A further 4,000 turbines are due to be built by 2020.

David Cameron has stated that there has been no change in the government's policy on renewable energy after John Hayes has stated that the UK has had 'enough of onshore wind farms'. (A previous greenlight DECC blog post helps to refute this).    

He proclaimed,
         'We can no longer have wind turbines imposed upon communities'

Is this due to the benefit of the economy or for purely aesthetic reasons?


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