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Today's results mean offshore wind, onshore wind and solar are now cheaper than new gas and new nuclear projects in the UK according to RenewableUK executive director Emma Pinchbeck, who described the auction results on Twitter as "the closest thing to an energy sector mic drop". In total eleven new energy projects worth £176m per year were awarded contracts in the auction, with biomass and advanced conversion technologies (mainly energy from waste) receiving support. #CfD - A map of auction winners in the latest CfD Round 2 pic.twitter.com/IJcMOFJg3C — EMR Delivery Body (@EMRDeliveryBody) September 11, 2017 Richard Harrington, Minister for Energy and Industry at BEIS, welcomed the results, adding they would drive new jobs and investment in Britain's low carbon industries. 
 "The offshore wind sector alone will invest £17.5bn in the UK up to 2021 and thousands of new jobs ...

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