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Renewable Energy

Volume 505: debated on Wednesday 10 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what assessment he has made of the potential for renewable energy generation (a) at and (b) in the vicinity of the site of Dungeness nuclear power station. (317016)

The Department has not made any assessment of the potential for renewable energy generation at, or in the vicinity of, the site of the Dungeness nuclear power station. It is for the market to bring forward applications for potential sites for renewable energy projects. These are then considered by the relevant planning authority on a case-by-case basis.