climate change committee

Renewable/Other Energy

Wind power schemes defended


Scotland's energy minister has defended windfarms and other "green energy" schemes, claiming the cost of subsidies adds only £1.25 to monthly domestic electricity bills.

Renewable/Other Energy

Shock at threat to power fund


A POWERFUL committee of MPs has expressed "shock" at the UK Government's decision to spend a £1billion fund which could be used to help a pioneering green energy project in the north-east.