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Wind Power

Volume 493: debated on Thursday 4 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will bring forward measures to promote community ownership of wind energy generation. (277926)

The Government currently support community energy projects through the Renewables Obligations and the Low Carbon Buildings Programme.

We have committed to feed-in tariffs for renewable energy generation, from April 2010.

Within the context of the Renewable Energy Strategy the Government are considering options for greater community involvement in the development of renewables projects.