Posts Tagged ‘warn’

UK will miss its 2020 renewable energy targets, warn MPs

Urgent action is needed if UK is to meet its targets, particularly for heating and transport The UK will fail to meet its targets on renewable energy generation, with take-up of clean fuels for heating and transport falling badly behind aims, MPs have warned. The findings of the influential energy and climate change committee (ECC) […]

Cutting RET could bankrupt wind farms, energy companies warn

Government has been told it may face legal action if it cuts target, as it considers options presented by review Cutting the renewable energy target could bankrupt existing wind farms and lead to legal action against the commonwealth government, energy companies have warned. The government has long been divided over whether to pare back the […]

Tory plan to limit onshore windfarms will raise energy bills, engineers warn

Royal Academy of Engineering report shows replacing onshore turbines with offshore wind would add extra cost to bills A Conservative party plan to limit the number of onshore windfarms would drive up household energy bills, according to the UK’s most eminent engineers. Replacing a single banned onshore turbine with offshore wind power, which is more […]

Investors warn against delaying wind energy subsidy cut decision

Delays in deciding whether to cut subsidies by 10% or 25% could damage investor confidence and the green jobs market Investors have warned that government delays in deciding the future of onshore wind energy subsidies could jeopardise billions of pounds of investment and damage the prospects for new green jobs in the UK. A decision […]