Is the Chancellor preparing to cap new onshore wind farms?

James S Murray
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Rumours suggest a deal on the Energy Bill between Davey and Osborne could result in new restrictions being placed on onshore wind farms

Negotiations over the precise content of the Energy Bill could yet result in a cap being placed on new onshore wind farm developments, according to reports in The Times. Columnist Rachel Sylvester yesterday...

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