MPs attack CfD delays and uncertainty

MPs have warned that government support for the offshore wind sector is inadequate and stricken by delay and uncertainty

MP for Angus, Mike Weir, moved a Westminster debate on the CfD allocation process (photo: Mike Weir)The process for allocating contracts for difference (CfD) has attracted cross-party criticism.

MPs at a Westminster Hall debate on 6 January attacked delays in allocating CfD and the size of the budget earmarked for offshore wind projects. They also warned that the offshore wind sector faced a financial precipice beyond 2020 because of energy policy uncertainty.

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