Wind Power

Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 9th September 2013.

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Photo of Brian Binley Brian Binley Conservative, Northampton South

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much subsidy his Department has supplied for each job created in the UK wind turbine industry in the last 12 months for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Michael Fallon Michael Fallon The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills , Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

The Department does not hold these data.

The Government's policies on renewables generation are driving investment and supporting jobs—between January 2010 and April 2013 more than £29 billion worth of investment has been announced in renewable energy with the potential to support around 30,000 jobs.

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