11 Sep '17, 2pm

Offshore wind success obliterates arguments against climate action

Finally, those opponents of renewables who present the fact that the wind does not always blow as the kind of mind-blowing revelation only visible to those blessed with their Galileo-like intellect may be guilty of wilfully ignoring the fact integration costs for variable renewables have been shown to be relatively low - circa £10-£20/MWh, meaning today's offshore wind projects should still undercut Hinkley Point. But they also have a point of sorts. The UK needs a clean energy mix and while we should now expect offshore wind to play a more dominant role it does not necessarily follow that we no longer need other forms of renewables, new nuclear, carbon capture and storage, and drastic improvements in energy efficiency. Equally, the prospect of increased reliance on variable renewables means the case for the rapid deployment of smart grid and energy storage technologies be...

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