Windfarm policy ‘will lead to energy crisis’
NEARLY five wind turbines would have to be built every day for the next nine years to meet the government’s targets for renewable energy, a new report claims today.
The UK Government wants to produce 20% of all energy and 30% of electricity from renewables by 2020 – but according to a new study the focus on green energy sources is “misguided”.
Experts from the Adam Smith Institute and Scientific Alliance say windfarms will never replace gas, coal and nuclear generation.
Environmentalists and renewables supporters have dismissed the report as one-sided and full of “tired and unconvincing myths”.
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