onshore wind


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onshore wind

[′ȯn‚shȯr ‚wind]
(meteorology)
Wind blowing from the sea toward the land.
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Onshore wind is already the lowest cost of all low carbon options, with potential to be the least cost form of electricity within the next five years."
This onshore wind farm portfolio consists of approximately 433 MW installed capacity.
The Register was developed following last year's Declaration on Community Benefits from Onshore Wind, which was signed by onshore wind farm developers and operators in Wales.
The North-east is the second worst-performing English region for onshore wind - and is falling woefully short of a 2010 target set by the North-east Regional Assembly.
She said: "We must continue to grow onshore wind and I think our position on that has been vindicated all along.
Today's announced Solar and Onshore Wind RFP is soliciting bids for energy, capacity and environmental attributes including Renewable Energy Certificates, for new solar and onshore wind facilities at least 5 megawatts (ac) in size.
He said: "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.
e statistics showed that both o'shore and onshore wind farms were as ecient as gas-red power stations, operating at the same or higher percentage of their capacity as gas plants.
The current 20 gigawatts (GW) of renewables capacity could double by 2020, with almost 11GW of off-shore and onshore wind with planning consent awaiting construction.
The Conservative government stopped subsidising onshore wind because local communities did not want to be blighted by these developments; it also altered English planning law to give English communities the right to refuse turbines.
Construction of 39.38-MW Campoliva II onshore wind farm in the Aragon region of Spain.