Government may reverse position on ‘costly’ offshore wind projects
Cost and technical viability of offshore wind will be examined
The government is set to reverse course on renewable energy policy and examine a subsidy for offshore wind energy, a technology considered too expensive to implement by previous governments.
A spokesperson for climate change and energy minister Denis Naughten, confirmed that “the cost and technical viability of offshore wind will be examined” as part of an ongoing assessment of the government’s new price support for renewable energy, known as the Refit programme....
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