20 Oct '11, 9am

DECC

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said: “Investing in green energy boosts growth and creates jobs - the offshore wind sector alone could provide up to 66,000 jobs in this country by 2020. “Supporting clean, green, secure energy is the right thing to do for both the environment and the economy. “Today’s announcement makes clear the Government’s commitment to supporting long-term investment in the UK’s renewables industries.” Chris Huhne, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change said: “The renewables industry can bring in billions of pounds of investment into the UK economy. Our ambitions for these technologies reflect our desire for the UK to be the number one place to invest. “We have studied how much subsidy different technologies need. Where new technologies desperately need help to reach the market, such as wave and tidal, we’re increasing support. But where mark...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn11_85/pn11_8...

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