onshore wind


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onshore wind

[′ȯn‚shȯr ‚wind]
(meteorology)
Wind blowing from the sea toward the land.
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To reach the milestone of one gigawatt of onshore wind power in France testifies to this commitment and represents an important step towards strengthening our position in France.
The BNEF study shows that the global average levelised cost of electricity, or LCOE, for onshore wind nudged downwards from $85 per megawatt-hour in the first half of the year, to $83 in H2, while that for crystalline silicon PV solar fell from $129 to $122.
The Conservative Party manifesto for this May's election outlined the Government's proposals to halt to subsidies for onshore wind farms.
Interestingly, talking to people in the industry, they are saying they think they could in the near future look at contracts for onshore wind without subsidies at all.
We believe this decision could put around two gigawatts of onshore wind projects in Scotland at risk.
He said: "It means the Government is quite prepared to pull the rug from under the feet of investors even when this country desperately needs to clean up the way we generate electricity at the lowest possible cost, which is onshore wind.
Addressing the question of public perception regarding onshore wind generation, he said that public opinion had always been "firmly in favour" of onshore wind with 65% to 70% of respondents in recent government polls confirming this view.
He added: "There has been an increase in onshore wind farms - they are now producing more than 5% of Britain's electricity, and I think you will see a lot more in the years ahead.
Asked his party's position on onshore wind, Grant Shapps, chairman of the Conservative party, which dominates the UK's current coalition government, told the Western Morning News : "The wind is moving in a clear direction here.
The typical LCOE of new onshore wind farms in 2010 was between $0.
3-108 wind turbines for the onshore wind farm, which is being developed by Borusan EnBW Enerji, a JV comprising Turkey's Borusan and German energy supplier EnBW.