Wind lifeline? Government unveils plan to include 'remote islands' wind in CfD auctions

Madeleine Cuff
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BEIS unveils proposals to include 'remote islands wind' in renewable auctions for less established technologies

The government has today thrown a lifeline to the UK's onshore wind industry, setting out new plans to allow projects on remote UK islands to gain subsidy support under the Contracts for Difference scheme....

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