Isles could benefit from special wind farm classification

by Tom Morton -

Shetland could benefit from UK Government proposals to classify renewable developments on Scottish island groups as a separate "technology group" to the rest of the onshore industry.

Consultation has begun on new proposals which could shield Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles projects from mainland competition for allocations under the 'Contracts for Difference' system.

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