A grant – seen as key to small hydropower plants – is to be scrapped, leading to accusations the sector has been “abandoned”. Industry leaders warned many of the green energy schemes would decide to stop operating as a result. Plaid Cymru has called for a U-turn, calling the move “bizarre” and “short-sighted”. The Welsh Government said a support scheme introduced in 2018 had provided more than £1m to the sector.
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