Claire Perry’s Offshore Wind Sector Deal

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

h/t Philip Bratby

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A deal confirmed between the UK government and the wind industry will ensure 30% of electricity comes from offshore wind by 2030.

The move will help the UK towards an aim of securing almost all its power from low-carbon sources by 2030.

It is the latest in a series of agreements with sectors of the economy that are likely to create jobs.

But environmentalists are wondering where the other 70% of the UK’s clean electricity will come from.

That is because, for several years, government economists have foreseen a three-pronged energy policy by 2030.

Civil servants have projected that 30% of electricity would come from offshore wind, 30% from nuclear and 30% from gas power stations fitted with technology to capture their carbon emissions and bury them.

But here is the reality – it is now confirmed that wind will fulfil its part by…

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