UK wind electricity cheaper than nuclear: data

A total of eleven new electricity projects totaling more than 3 gigawatts were awarded contracts by the UK Government today in the country's latest competitive auction for Contracts for Difference, including three offshore wind farms which included an impressive low strike price of only £57.50 per megawatt-hour.  UK Renewable Energy Competitive Auction Yields Record Lows & In Excess Of 3 Gigawatts was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

UK wind electricity cheaper than nuclear: data

The price of electricity from offshore wind in Britain has dipped below the level guaranteed to Hinkley Point, raising questions about the construction of the vast nuclear power station.

Mon 11 Sep 17 from Phys.org

Offshore wind power cheaper than new nuclear

Figures from the government are seen as a milestone in the advance of renewable energy.

Mon 11 Sep 17 from BBC News

New giant wind farms are set to loom over Britain's coast

Three massive farms off the coast of England and Scotland have been given the go-ahead by the Government. Together, they will provide enough electricity to power 3.6million homes.

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Daily Mail

UK Offshore Wind Industry Increasingly Reliant Upon Local Sources

A new study published this month shows that the UK offshore wind industry is increasingly reliant upon local companies, with 48% of the expenditure in planning, building, and running offshore ...

Fri 15 Sep 17 from CleanTechnica

DONG Energy To Build World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm At 1,386 MW

The Danish wind energy giant is making news once again after being awarded the contract to build what will be the world's largest offshore wind farm, the 1,386 MW Hornsea Project Two, at a record ...

Tue 12 Sep 17 from CleanTechnica

UK Offshore Wind Now Cheaper Than Gas & Nuclear

Tue 12 Sep 17 from CleanTechnica

Offshore wind power is cheaper than new nuclear power in the UK

Offshore wind power has pulled ahead of nuclear power in the United Kingdom. Energy from offshore wind farms will be less expensive than power from a new nuclear project for the first time, ...

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Inhabitat

UK Renewable Energy Competitive Auction Yields Record Lows & In Excess Of 3 Gigawatts

A total of eleven new electricity projects totaling more than 3 gigawatts were awarded contracts by the UK Government today in the country's latest competitive auction for Contracts for Difference, ...

Mon 11 Sep 17 from CleanTechnica

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