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REF's evidence on Economics of Wind Power

On the 12th of June the House of Commons Energy & Climate Change Committee launched an inquiry into the economics of wind power.

We worked with Colin Gibson, one of our advisors, and a leading expert on system costs, to draft our evidence, which we are publishing today (REF Comments on the Economics of Wind Power


Scottish Wind Power Constraint Payments Update

Following work on the high constraint payments made to Scottish wind power in April, and subsequent coverage in the press,1 REF has continued to monitor the situation in May and June. The Department of Energy & Climate Change had described the events in early April as “unusual”,2 and we were interested to determine whether this was in fact the case.

Download this file (re info note 110628.pdf)Constraint Update

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