25 Jul '12, 9am

Scottish Renewables issues statement on DECC's Renewables Obligation announcement

Scottish Renewables statement on DECC Renewables Obligation announcement 25 July 2012 Scottish Renewables responds to the results published by Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) on the Government’s Banding Review of the Renewables Obligation scheme. Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said: “The cut in support for onshore wind strikes the right balance between keeping energy bills down for consumers and ensuring we maintain investment in this sector. “Onshore wind has become increasingly competitive and evidence supports the 10 per cent cut in the RO finally confirmed by government from 01 April 2013. "However, the announcement that government is launching a further review of support for onshore wind later this year only creates further uncertainty and makes it difficult for the industry to plan ahead, though we are pleased that the decision o...

Full article: http://www.scottishrenewables.com/news/SR-comment-decc-re...

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