Huge blow to giant wind project
Reacting to reports that a huge 240 turbine wind farm off the North Devon coast – Atlantic Array – will not go ahead, Friends of the Earth’s Head of Campaigns, Andrew Pendleton said: “The Government must urgently delve into the reasons why the plug has been pulled on this key wind project, including asking searching questions of its own policies and anti-green rhetoric.
“Wanton green-bashing by some at the heart of the Coalition is starting to cost jobs and threaten the future security of our energy supply.
“The UK has some of the finest offshore clean energy resources in the world – we must harness it to wean the nation off dirty and increasingly costly fossil fuels.”
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