DECC defers cuts to onshore wind subsidies

Future Renewables Obligation subsidies will not be welcomed by some in anaerobic digestion, biomass, geothermal or solar.

Subsidies for new onshore wind projects under the Renewables Obligation (RO) will not be cut substantially until at least 2014, the energy and climate department (DECC) announced in July.

The decision followed weeks of speculation that the current subsidy level would be cut by 25% due to pressure from the Treasury to cut costs (ENDS Report, July 2012). In the end, it has only been cut by 10%.

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