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Achieving a cost-competitive offshore wind power industry : what is the most effective policy framework?

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OIES paper: EL 15
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The promise of carbon-free, utility-scale power generation from offshore wind farms is encouraging a number of governments to implement policy support frameworks and national targets for offshore wind power generation. However, the high capital requirements for the deployment of offshore wind have proven that it is an expensive approach to meeting national renewable energy and carbon reduction targets, relative to other power generation sources. The capital requirement for offshore wind farms...

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Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
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Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
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Publication date:
2015-01-09

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