04 Sep '13, 3pm

UK in danger of missing renewable target #green

UK in danger of missing renewable target #green

"Without sufficient long term clarity over demand for offshore wind in the UK, it is unlikely that the UK will develop a strong domestic supply chain," the Power from Renewables report said. "The Government has yet to provide clarity on what ambition will be set for 2030. A failure to do so will reduce the likelihood that this technology is available for deployment at scale and at the right cost in the 2020s," the report added. The analysis suggests that a higher level of deployment, around 4GW, by 2030 would be the optimal scenario for inward investment. While the report found there were a range of options for reducing the UK’s carbon emissions from energy generation, it said that identifying "low regrets" investments and narrowing the scope of options to proven technologies were the best way forward. Offshore wind is characterised as the only renewable technology that ca...

Full article: http://www.windpowermonthly.com/article/1210498/uk-danger...

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