16 Apr '12, 10am

Welcome reassurance from @DECCgovuk and @GregBarkerMP re onshore #wind

The government has today insisted there has been no change in policy or strategy towards wind farms, contrary to a front page report in the Sunday Times suggesting Climate Minister Greg Barker had vowed there would be "no more wind farms". Responding to the story on Twitter, Barker slammed the headline as "spurious", clarifying that he had in fact suggested there was little need for additional onshore wind farms beyond those already in the planning system. FURTHER READING G20 urged to boost green policies to stimulate economic growth Germany's KfW strengthens ties with UK Green Investment Bank "There is no change in policy or strategy," a spokesman for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) told BusinessGreen . "It is a statement of fact that there are enough wind farms built or in the planning system to meet our target of having 13GW of onshore wind farm capac...

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