Inexperienced and nice wind | Vattenfall onshore chief calls time on England’s ‘pointless concern’

Because the UK forges forward with a low-carbon vitality technique leaning closely on hydrogen, offshore wind and nuclear, Vattenfall’s Frank Elsworth is dismayed {that a} “pointless concern” is hobbling the prospects of the fastest-to-build, most cost-effective inexperienced expertise of all – onshore wind.

A cloud has hung over UK onshore wind since 2015, when the ruling Conservative authorities took it out of the nation’s renewables public sale system and introduced in robust planning guidelines after an election marketing campaign that explicitly promised motion to cease generators – as some politicians noticed it – despoiling England’s inexperienced and nice land.