Government refutes union claims on subsidies to idle windfarms #GBR

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The UK Government has hit back at union claims that British bill payers are footing the bill for idle turbines. The GMB union called for an end to what it called the “scandal” of energy bill payers stumping up more than £100 million to subsidise idle windfarms. GMB said a total of £125m has been paid to windfarm operators to power down during times of low demand and high generation. However, the UK Government department for business, energy and industrial . . .

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