TITLE

Renewables firms blast report claiming gas should replace wind

AUTHOR(S)
Loveday, Trevor
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Utility Week;6/15/2012, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article investigates a Policy Exchange report that was blasted by British renewable energy firms indicating that it could lower British government's expectations for offshore wind power. Policy exchange reportedly calculated carbon emissions could be reduced by replacing 4 gigawatts (GW) of the target for off shore wind with gas turbines. The report indicated that capital and operating costs in 2015-2020 for gas plant operated for 10 years would be 25% lower than for offshore wind.
ACCESSION #
77593732

 

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