EADT article: East Anglia's coast 'will be home to Labour's new generation of state-owned wind farms'
PUBLISHED: 15:54 24 September 2019 | UPDATED: 17:36 24 September 2019 Reporter Sarah Chambers
The coast of East Anglia will undoubtedly become home to a large proportion of the 37 wind farms the Labour Party has pledged to build if it enters government, an expert predicts.
The 'people's power' plan would deliver 52 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2030 - equivalent to 38 coal power stations - and the new wind farms would provide electricity for 57 million households, Labour said.
SEAS comment: No issue with Wind Farms, but hope Labour set up a National Strategy for bringing ashore the power and stop carving up greenfield sites.
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If the UK is to meet their commitment to the Paris Agreement on greenhouse gas reductions, surely it is better to build offshore solutions for wind farm energy delivery, rather than release more emissions by digging up the countryside to lay cables and build massive substations, interconnectors and converters. The Government should take a leaf out of NSWPH's book, keep it all in one place, offshore..
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