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Energy strategy under fire from MHKs

Wed, 23 Oct 2013


Government’s national energy strategy has come under fire from some MHKs – despite not yet being complete.

In the House of Keys yesterday concerns were raised about why government was supporting a private sector project to create an onshore wind farm.

MHKs argued that it was wrong to consider projects when there was no strategy in place – with it not due until 2015.

Michael MHK Alf Cannan accused government of making up policy ‘on the hoof’ after it said it supported Prowind UK’s plans in principle.

However Chief Minister Allan Bell says it’s still at a very early stage:

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