(2) whether there will be a reduction for further subsidies for onshore wind.
There is no further comprehensive banding review planned for the Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme before it closes to new generation on
Later this year, we will be introducing a new support mechanism—Contracts for Difference (CFD)—designed to support new investment in low carbon energy. Under the CFD, it is our intention that established technologies (such as onshore wind) will have to compete on price in an auction in order to secure a contract for support. This means that only the most cost-effective projects will be built and will represent better value for money for bill-payers, while continuing to deliver the investment we need in secure, low-carbon electricity generation.