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24 Oct | Renewables industry urges Energy Secretary: lift the bar, allow subsidy-free onshore wind to compete

Fourteen major renewable energy companies have written a joint letter to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, asking him to give onshore wind an opportunity to take part in auctions for contracts to generate cheap, clean electricity.

23 Oct | Years of growth ahead for Eastern European onshore wind

Auction mechanisms and emerging markets boost market growth by more than twofold

19 Oct | Permitting issues leave latest German onshore wind auction under-subscribed

Challenges in the permitting procedure mean the latest German onshore wind auction has come in under-subscribed. The prices – average €62.6/MWh – were also up on the €57/MWh in the last auction in May.

31 Aug | RenewableUK warns of threat to investment after record year for onshore wind

Launching a report showing a record high deployment of onshore wind in the UK in 2017, industry body RenewableUK is today warning that the future growth of the industry and investment in new infrastructure is

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10 Jul | It's time to end the ban on onshore wind - RenewableUK comment on NIC report

Responding to the National Infrastructure Commission's report, RenewableUK’s Executive Director Emma Pinchbeck said: “Cheap renewables offer the best deal for consumers.

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05 Jul | Competitive prices in first Greek onshore wind auction

The Greek Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE) has awarded seven wind projects with a total capacity of 171 MW in the country’s first onshore wind auction.

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11 Jun | New Report Shows Onshore Wind Could Deliver £1.6 billion Benefit to Consumers

A new report, ‘The Power of Onshore Wind” from renewable energy consultants BVG Associates (BVGA) has demonstrated that awarding contracts for 5 gigawatts (GW) of new onshore wind power between 2019 and 2025 could deliver a net payback to UK consumers of £1.6 billion.

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02 Mar | Costs fall in French onshore wind tender – industry calls for administrative streamlining and policy certainty to keep this up

Costs have fallen in the latest French onshore wind tender, according to the results released by the French Government.