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Internationally, onshore wind is the main focus of the Group s development in new renewables, with a presence in 15 different countries and an installed capacity of 6.
The research company's Levelised Cost of Electricity Update for the second half of 2015, based on thousands of data points related to individual deals and projects around the world, shows that onshore wind and crystalline silicon photovoltaics -- the two most widespread renewable technologies -- have both reduced costs this year, while costs have gone up for gas-fired and coal-fired generation.
A spokesperson said: "We are currently reviewing some of our onshore wind farm development projects, including the Isles, which, if approved, could feature up to 24 turbines with a capacity of up to 48 MW (megawatts).
on has put on hold its plans for the 24-turbine Isles wind farm, at Bradbury, near Sedge-field, County Durham A spokesperson said: "We are currently reviewing some of our onshore wind farm development projects, including the Isles, which, if approved, could feature up to 24 turbines with a capacity of up to 48MW.
She defended the Government's decision to end subsidies for onshore wind, a move that is likely to see around 250 wind farms currently in development scrapped.
He added: "A recent report estimated that there are 5400 jobs in the onshore wind sector in Scotland and many of these could now be at risk.
There are 8 gigawatts of onshore wind capacity operational today.
He called for "an end to any further funds for onshore wind, especially in Northumberland".
If re-elected, they propose to cut all onshore wind subsidies.
The UK Conservative party is set to declare its support for a halt to construction of onshore wind farms.
In developed countries with good wind resources, onshore wind is often competitive with fossil fuel-fired generation.