BORIS Johnson is set to lift the ban on new onshore wind turbines in England – and risk a Tory civil war after his own cabinet branded them an eyesore.
Discounts are offered to locals energy bills if they don’t block the new windmills.
Its energy security strategy envisages a massive expansion of domestic energy production using nuclear energy, hydrogen and onshore and offshore wind energy.
More oil and gas is also being drilled in the North Sea, to the ire of green activists.
New fracking is researched.
The Prime Minister is today visiting Hinkley Point nuclear power station in Somerset to unveil the plan to triple domestic energy production Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
New nuclear projects are planned at Wylfa on Anglesey and Sizewell in Suffolk.
The Prime Minister wants a quarter of electricity to come from nuclear by 2050.
but Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has branded the onshore turbines as an “eyesore”.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/18190564/boris-johnson-onshore-wind-farms/ Boris Johnson wants to lift rules banning new onshore wind farms