How your over-inflated electricity bills pay £100,000 for EACH JOB on UK wind farms

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British households forked out a massive £1.2billion in subsidies to wind farm operators last year – a sector that creates 12,000 jobs for the economy.

That means every job in the industry is effectively costing £100,000 a year in handouts from inflated domestic energy bills, according to a report today.

The figures in the Sunday Telegraph are yet another blow to the beleaguered wind industry, which already faces increasingly fierce opposition from residents in coastal areas ripe for hosting the technology.

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