Sunday, June 26, 2011

Another Country, Another Gas Industry Demand For Subsidies To Back-Up Wind

Energy giants want billions for back-up to windfarms | This is Money

'The building of new gas-fired capacity must be incentivised so that gas can fulfil its role as a bridging fuel.'
To that end, energy companies are asking the Government for 'capacity payments'. This ensures firms are paid a fee all year round for keeping a plant on standby.

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