Hardware shortages threaten green target

Wood, Janet
July 2008
Utility Week;7/11/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p43
Trade Publication
The article reports on a forecast that Great Britain could fall short of its 2020 renewable energy target because of bottlenecks in the supply chain, according to an analysis published with the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform's renewable energy strategy consultation. Douglas Westwood Ltd. (DWL) estimated that 10.3 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind capacity could be built, significantly less than the 17.8GW forecast by the British Renewables Advisory Board (RAB).


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