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Developing new onshore wind capacity in the UK

Published on: 28 August 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Developing new onshore wind capacity in the UK
  • What is the current state of the wind power sector in the UK?
  • How does the status of the onshore wind industry vary around the UK and its devolved nations?
  • Does the legal situation differ for small island developments of onshore wind, in Scotland and small community projects elsewhere?
  • What is the planning status concerning the upgrading and repair of existing wind farms?
  • Where does this fit in with changes to UK energy and planning law concerning onshore wind?

Article summary

Energy analysis: Devolution, planning laws and balancing the UK electricity grid as it hits carbon reduction targets are just some of the factors being weighed as the UK ponders a return to developing new onshore wind capacity. Amy Cameron and Leo Murray, from the group 10:10 Climate Action, assess the laws and policy issues for an energy source that lies stalled with government even as it becomes more popular with public. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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