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The DTI and Carbon Trust publish the Renewables Network Impacts Report
Submitted: 22 April 2004
A report released on 22 April 2004, commissioned by the DTI and the Carbon Trust for the Renewables Advisory Board, concluded that current wind energy developers' plans can deliver over 70% of the Government's 2010 renewable energy target by 2006.
One of the reports recommendations is that

To ensure that generators’ business plans and the 2010 target are achieved, the DTI and the Scottish Executive would need to accelerate the planning process on a national scale as a matter of urgency, taking into account that public perception of renewable power will play an important role in planning-related issues for both renewable power projects and the associated network reinforcement work.

The report is also clear that intermittency of wind energy is not a significant issue in terms of meeting the 10% renewables target.

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The Carbon Trust & DTI Renewables Network Impacts Study
rab networks study final printed 160404.pdf Download Acrobat ReaderDownload Acrobat Reader 
The Carbon Trust Press Release
Carbon Trust Press Release_042204.doc Download Word ViewerDownload Word Viewer 

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