TITLE

Scots to foster offshore renewables

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;9/26/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on changes to the Renewables Obligation announced by the Scottish Government that are expected to give developers in Scotland greater financial support for wave and tidal energy devices than is planned in England and Wales. Under the proposed changes, wave devices that have not received government funding would attract five Renewables Obligation Certificates (Rocs) for every megawatt-hour of power produced. Tidal devices would attract three Rocs.
ACCESSION #
34800136

 

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