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star this property date less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property hansard heading Wind Power remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has plans to support local community (a) ownership and (b) control of onshore wind farms. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 264736 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) sets out the Government’s policy on onshore wind and explains that for new schemes to be acceptable they should be on a site allocated in a development plan and have community support.</p><p> </p><p>The NPPF also sets out that in principle local planning authorities should support community-led initiatives for renewable and low carbon energy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-06-19T09:24:49.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T09:24:49.903Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property hansard heading Wind Power remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what analyses they have conducted into the operational lifetime of offshore and onshore wind energy machines; and what guidance they intend to provide in that regard to relevant individuals and organisations. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
star this property uin HL15956 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government does not provide guidance on the operational lifetime of wind turbines.</p><p> </p><p>Previous government research relating to onshore wind turbine longevity is available on the government’s website, titled ‘Onshore Wind - Direct &amp; Wider Economic Impacts’.</p><p> </p><p>The Offshore Wind Innovation Hub, a collaboration between Innovate UK and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, has jointly agreed innovation priorities around four areas, one of which is operations &amp; maintenance and windfarm lifecycle.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T16:03:01.893Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T16:03:01.893Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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2543
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
1126701
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property hansard heading Wind Power remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the difficulties associated with the maintenance of wind turbines and associated equipment; and what steps they are taking, if any, to work with the offshore wind energy industry to address such difficulties. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
star this property uin HL15718 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-28more like thismore than 2019-05-28
unstar this property answer text <p>Operators are responsible for maintaining turbines and associated equipment for their projects.</p><p> </p><p>The Offshore Wind Innovation Hub, a collaboration between Innovate UK and ORE Catapult, has jointly agreed innovation priorities around four areas, one of which is operations &amp; maintenance and windfarm lifecycle. As set out in the Offshore Wind Sector Deal, the sector will look to build on existing work by, for example, exploring the application of robotics and Artificial Intelligence in optimising maintenance and reducing costs.</p><p> </p><p>The renewables share of electricity generation reached 33.3% in 2018 – a record high – with 111TWh generated from renewable sources. Offshore wind generated 26.6TWh which equated to 8% of the UK’s overall annual generation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-05-28T15:20:48.473Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-28T15:20:48.473Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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2543
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
1126230
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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
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star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many onshore wind turbine applications have been referred to and (b) approved by his Department in each year since 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Norwich South more like this
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Clive Lewis more like this
star this property uin 253665 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
unstar this property answer text <p>The Energy Act 2016 transferred responsibility for deciding planning applications for onshore wind schemes over 50MW to individual local planning authorities. Prior to that the responsibility had been with the Secretary of State for Energy.</p><p> </p><p>Section 77 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 enables my rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government to call in certain planning applications for onshore wind farms, for his own consideration.</p><p> </p><p>A breakdown by year of all current and approved applications, including referrals, can be accessed on the REPD, which can be viewed here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/renewable-energy-planning-database-monthly-extract" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/renewable-energy-planning-database-monthly-extract</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-05-16T13:38:57.31Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T13:38:57.31Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Clive Lewis more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property hansard heading Wind Power remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many onshore wind turbine applications have been approved in each region since 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Norwich South more like this
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Clive Lewis more like this
star this property uin 253666 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
unstar this property answer text <p>Every quarter, BEIS publishes the Renewable Energy Planning Database (REPD), which lists applications for renewable energy projects as they through progress through planning. The latest version was published on 16 April 2019.</p><p> </p><p>A breakdown by year and region can be accessed on the REPD, which can be viewed here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/renewable-energy-planning-database-monthly-extract" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/renewable-energy-planning-database-monthly-extract</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-05-16T13:39:03.953Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T13:39:03.953Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Clive Lewis more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property hansard heading Wind Power remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has developed a strategy for the implementation of new on-shore wind farms. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southport more like this
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Damien Moore more like this
star this property uin 247787 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-02more like thismore than 2019-05-02
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has not developed a strategy for the implementation of new onshore wind farms. We do not believe that more large-scale onshore wind power is right for England, but projects can be developed where there is public support and the projects are located in an area identified as suitable for wind energy development in a Local</p><p>or Neighbourhood Plan.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has committed up to £557 million for future Contracts for Difference, which is our main mechanism for supporting new renewables. The scheme is open to less established technologies, such as offshore and remote island wind. The Government has also committed £2.5bn for investment in low carbon innovation up to 2021.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-05-02T13:02:08.497Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-02T13:02:08.497Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Damien Moore more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
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star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to encourage increased wind power generation in public sector buildings. more like this
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Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
star this property uin HL14567 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans to encourage increased wind power generation in public sector buildings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-03-20T15:37:19.893Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T15:37:19.893Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
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star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to ensure the growth of wind power is responsibly managed and taxpayer funded constraint payments to that sector are reduced. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh West more like this
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Christine Jardine more like this
star this property uin 217048 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-08more like thismore than 2019-02-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The taxpayer does not fund constraint payments. These payments are made by National Grid Electricity System Operator through competitive market arrangements as part of ensuring the secure and efficient operation of the electricity system. These arrangements predate the connection of wind farms to the transmission network by many years, and payments are made to various types of generation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2019-02-08T12:17:54.12Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-08T12:17:54.12Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Christine Jardine more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
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star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what his Department's policy is on the development of large-scale onshore wind projects in England; and whether that policy applies to (a) Wales and (b) Scotland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea West more like this
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Geraint Davies more like this
star this property uin 213162 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government does not believe that new large-scale onshore wind power is right for England, and planning policy ensures new projects can only go ahead with the full backing of local communities. Planning policy for onshore wind in Scotland and Wales is a matter for the Devolved Administrations.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has recently made changes to the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme to allow Remote island Wind projects to compete for support in future Pot 2 CfD allocation rounds, in keeping with our manifesto commitment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2019-02-05T12:10:36.473Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-05T12:10:36.473Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Geraint Davies more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-28more like thismore than 2019-01-28
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
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star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Minister for Energy and Clean Growth of 08 January 2019, Official Report, column 153 and with reference to the Minister's oral contribution to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee on 28 November 2017, whether his Department will support onshore wind in those areas of the UK that want to deploy it. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea West more like this
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Geraint Davies more like this
star this property uin 213163 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government does not believe that new large-scale onshore wind power is right for England, and planning policy ensures new projects can only go ahead with the full backing of local communities. Planning policy for onshore wind in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is a matter for the Devolved Administrations. The Government has recently made changes to the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme to allow Remote Island Wind projects to compete for support in future CfD rounds, in keeping with our manifesto commitment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2019-02-05T12:10:55.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-05T12:10:55.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Geraint Davies more like this