A third of Britain’s electricity could be generated by offshore wind farms by 2030, the Government said yesterday. They currently meet around 7 per cent of our power needs but that should increase to more than 30 per cent within a decade. Whitehall officials said that by then 70 per cent of our electricity could be from low-carbon sources. Announcing a plan to help the industry, energy minister Claire Perry said: ‘This new sector deal will drive a surge in the clean, green offshore wind revolution.’ Greenpeace said the 30 per cent target was too low, especially with problems in the nuclear industry. A third of Britain’s electricity could be generated by offshore wind farms by 2030, the Government said yesterday. If wind farms do meet a third of our power needs it would mean that, for the first time in UK history, more electricity is generated by renewables than fossil fuels. It is hoped the green power ‘revolution’ will be helped by a new deal between the Government and industry to develop the supply chain and boost global exports. The deal will increase the sector’s target for the share of UK-based production for offshore wind projects to 60 per… Read full this story
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