Published on 8 Sep 2017 Sections , ,

Wind power cheaper than ever before

Science Editor

Renewable energy is having a moment: next week, the result of competitive auctions for contracts to provide clean electricity for the UK will be revealed, and they’re likely to show that the cost of offshore wind power is now cheaper than ever before. The new generation of wind farms will be able to produce more energy, more reliably, and that’s got knock-on benefits for Britain’s coastal economy too.