onshore wind


Seeking Consensus on the Internalized Costs of Onshore Wind

October 22, 2014 by Schalk Cloete

Internalized Costs of Wind

This article will gather some data about TEC community views on the global average internalized cost of onshore wind energy. Please add your opinion so we can gather a statistically significant sample and get a meaningful indication of the consensus (or lack thereof).[read more]

Support for UK Onshore Wind to be reduced by 10%

July 27, 2012 by Vicky Portwain

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Financial support for onshore wind farms in the UK is to be reduced by 10% from 2013 it was announced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) yesterday.The change to the value of the renewable obligation certificate (ROC) will mean every megawatt hour of electricity generated by onshore wind farms will attract 0.9 ROCS...[read more]

Conservative MP Defends Onshore Wind Energy

October 14, 2010 by Vicky Portwain

Minister for Energy Charles Hendrey has defended onshore wind energy at a Westminster debate this week saying that the renewable energy technology is essential if we are to move to a low carbon economy. Several Conservative MP’s – primarily Chris Heaton – Harris attacked wind energy as not being right for the UK at the debate held...[read more]

Conservative Energy Policy Goes Live

March 25, 2010 by Vicky Portwain

The Conservatives want to put in place an offshore wind energy grid and “take the poison out of onshore wind” according to their energy policy released this week. Shadow Prime Minister David Cameron says the Conservative policy paper “Rebuilding Security” sets out the party’s would-be programme for a reform of British energy policy....[read more]