To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an estimate of the cost of curtailment to consumers in the event that the 2030 50GW target for offshore wind is met.
27 June 2022
Delivering on the Government's ambition for 50GW of offshore wind by 2030 is key to achieving net zero. Network capacity must be increased in line with this additional cheap, green generation to avoid increased costs of curtailment. This will require more infrastructure, both onshore and offshore, than today.