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Energy Bill [HL] — Second Reading (22 Jul 2015)

Lord Whitty: ...There are different perspectives, and not everything in the renewable field is lovely, aesthetically or economically. Nevertheless, I think that the recent decisions by the Government in relation to onshore wind and, indeed, solar power make a proper economic and effective contribution to renewables, to our decarbonisation programme and our security of supply of energy more difficult to...

Localism Bill — Committee (10th Day) (20 Jul 2011)

Lord Whitty: ...Government will give no credence to this intervention by the noble Lord, Lord Reay. Government policy for encouraging the development of alternative energy-which is essential to our future-includes onshore wind farms. If he wishes to pursue his opposition to that policy, he should pursue it under energy Bills and the various regulations that are brought before this House under the energy...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Lifetime Costs (16 Oct 2006)

Lord Whitty: ...Her Majesty's Government: What are their latest estimates for the lifetime costs per tonne of carbon saved per year, compared with average current lifetime costs of fossil fuel generation for (a) onshore wind power; (b) offshore wind power; (c) fossil fuel based combined heat and power (CHP); (d) renewable based CHP; (e) nuclear power; (f) photovoltaics; (g) coal or gas firing with carbon...

Kyoto Protocol (9 Jan 2002)

Lord Whitty: ...targets. Windpower will play a role. Clearly, we do not want to support windpower proposals that would have a seriously detrimental effect more generally on the environment. Nevertheless, there are onshore wind projects that would be allowable under our approach; we are also looking to offshore windpower to make a significant contribution. The planning process is not affected in any...

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