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The average rate of return required for investment in onshore wind farms, assumed in the analysis for the renewables obligation banding review, is 9.6%. The actual return on investment for individual wind farms will depend on many factors including their specific location, costs, the amount of and price received for the electricity they generate, and the level of subsidy.
Our assumption is based on Arup's report which can be found on our website at:
http://www.decc.gov.uk/assets/decc/11/consultation/ro-banding/3237-cons-ro-banding-arup-report.pdf and a report by Oxera for the Committee on Climate Change which can be found at: