“U.K. Proposes Onshore Wind, Solar Capacity Auctions”

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-01-17/u-k-proposes-onshore-wind-solar-capacity-auctions.html

The U.K. plans to force onshore wind developers to compete head-to-head for the first time with solar generators when they bid for green power subsidies as the nation seeks to reduce the cost of renewable energy for consumers.

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For “reduce the cost of renewable energy for consumers” read reduce cost of renewable energy to the taxpayer. If the guarantee of government subsidies is removed and competitive bidding is applied it is quite possible that clean energy firms won’t bid at all.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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