Move to formalise cut price wind farm tariffs

Local communities willing to host onshore wind developments will be offered cheaper tariffs, under proposals put out by government. While admitting that the current planning regime for onshore wind is "overly rigid", the government has set out a series of measures to incentivise communities to welcome onshore wind proposals. It follows Octopus Energy's Fan Club initiative which offers cut price electricity bills for customers within post codes that have agreed to host its wind turbines.

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