Wind turbines in the Irish Sea, in waters near the town of Llandudno, in Wales.
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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that he wanted the country to become the “world leader in low cost clean power generation.”
Speaking at the Conservative Party annual conference, which was delivered virtually, Johnson stressed the importance of renewable energy sources, especially offshore wind.
“We believe that in ten years’ time, offshore wind will be powering every home in the country, with our target rising from 30 gigawatts to 40 gigawatts,” he said.
“You heard me right: your kettle, your washing machine, your cooker, your heating, your plug-in electric vehicle,…