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Rossendale MP backs cut to windfarm subsidies
7:00am Tuesday 14th August 2012 in Politics news
GOVERNMENT subsidies to onshore wind farm schemes are right to be cut, according to Rossendale’s MP.
Jake Berry said he welcomed the announcement by Energy Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Lord Marland that the 10 per cent subsidy cuts would be guaranteed until at least March 2014.
Peel Energy, the owners of Valley wind farm Scout Moor, the largest of its kind in England, has plans to double its size.
Mr Berry has expressed fears Rossendale was in danger of becoming he ‘wind farm capital of the country’.