Scottish energy minister Paul Wheelhouse has urged the UK Government to review its position on low cost renewables and recognise the challenges faced by remote island projects.
Calling for UK ministers to “seize the opportunity” presented by renewables, Mr Wheelhouse said that there was a “need for market certainty”.
He said at the Scottish Renewables conference: “It’s clear that projects are finding it difficult to achieve financial close in a post-CfD (Contracts for Difference) world. My view remains that there is a need for market certainty and support over the short to medium term, and we continue to call for UK ministers to seize the opportunity there.
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