Tag Archive for 'onshore wind energy'

UK wind turbines have capacity to power more than 4.5 million homes

March 6th, 2013 by RenewableUK

UK Department of Energy and Climate Change statistics show that UK wind energy output increased by 33% in 2012 compared to 2011 due to the extra capacity provided by new UK wind farms going operational onshore and offshore. The figures show that wind power generated 5.5% of the UK’s electricity needs in 2012, up from […]

Onshore wind farms have a role to play in funding community projects

December 19th, 2012 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

Energy Secretary Edward Davey said that UK communities that host onshore wind farms could benefit from reduced electricity bills and investment in local infrastructure. The comments in September 2012 came alongside the launch of a call for evidence aimed at ensuring that communities secured financial, social and environmental benefit from hosting onshore wind farms. The […]

Mazars looks at trends in financing UK onshore wind energy projects

December 7th, 2012 by Mazars

2012 has been the most successful year for obtaining long-term debt finance in the UK onshore wind sector since the financial crisis began in 2007/08, according to a report ‘UK Onshore Wind Investment‘ published by Mazars. Project Finance specialists at audit and advisory firm Mazars carried out the research that reveals more deals in excess […]