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Scottish Wind Power - 24th October

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The UK energy department says there is a significant pipeline of new wind power coming forward in Scotland.  This statement comes in a response, published by the Scottish Affairs Committee, to its inquiry into renewable energy in the country.

The response to the Scottish Affairs Committee stated "Looking forward, we expect significant further deployment in Scotland over the coming years.  The majority of onshore wind projects that qualified for the Renewables Obligation early closure grace period are expected to be in Scotland, as are 10 of the 15 onshore wind projects that were successfully allocated a CfD".

SNP MP Pete Wishart, however, expressed disappointnment that the UK government had not recognised the uncertainty felt within the renewables industry amd the need for meaningful support and reassurance.

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