Onshore wind could save each consumer £50 annually, new research claims

Onshore wind could save each consumer £50 annually, new research claims

The analysis, provided by Vivid Economics, claims that if new wind projects are allowed to go ahead in England, would save consumers money and create thousands of jobs. A local veto on onshore wind currently stands in England, whereas in Scotland no such rules govern the industry.

New study suggests biomass would not be a good alternative for replacing coal power in the UK

New study suggests biomass would not be a good alternative for replacing coal power in the UK

Conducted by London-based Vivid Economics, the report examines the full system costs of renewables like wind and solar relative to biomass for replacing coal and meeting the UK’s clean and reliable electricity objectives in the period 2020-2025.