Renewable energy industry urges government to double UK onshore wind capacity

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The UK needs to double its annual installation of onshore wind capacity to meet the Climate Change Committee's 2035 recommendations
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The UK needs to double its annual installation of onshore wind capacity to meet the Climate Change Committee's 2035 recommendations

RenewableUK publishes new report detailing how expansion of onshore wind industry could help curb carbon emissions and bolster energy security

RenewableUK is calling on the government to double the UK's current onshore wind capacity in the next decade to help ensure the country meets its 2035 target of generating 100 per cent green electricity....

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