Report: 'Subsidy free' wind energy contracts offer cheapest route to decarbonisation

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New Policy Exchange report warns locking wind farms out of CfD auctions will only increase costs for consumers

The government should offer "subsidy free" contracts to onshore wind farms, instead of scrapping financial support for the sector if it wants to decarbonise the economy at the lowest possible cost to consumers,...

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