04 Apr '12, 8am

Wind energy giants throw support behind new industry charter

GE, Vestas, and RWE npower are among 11 developers and manufacturers to sign up to a new industry charter, designed to highlight wind power's potential for driving economic recovery, underpinning future growth, and providing affordable electricity. The charter, which has been endorsed by Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey, outlines three principles the industry intends to follow to help ensure the UK "maintains its position as a world leader" in wind energy and secures the "significant economic benefits [the sector can deliver] that will help underpin the UK's prosperity". FURTHER READING Renewables developers called on to support green doctorate programme Updated: Gamesa selects Leith for £125m offshore wind factory investment A spokesman for RenewableUK, which co-ordinated the charter, said the trade body also wanted to "rebalance the debate" around wind energy...

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