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It is predicting that costs of solar and onshore wind will tumble by a quarter and 15 per cent over the period respectively. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is why we need to examine our attitudes to onshore wind. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The deal meant the company could offer onshore and offshore engineering work for the first time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Ministers will soon announce which firms have been granted onshore and offshore oil and gas licences. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It could also be time to take another look at offshore and onshore investment bonds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will double its capacity if it builds all the onshore wind farms that it has in planning. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Planning problems have held back British onshore wind farms. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He is a capable dealmaker, but he must now use these skills onshore and not offshore. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But unlike onshore bonds, offshore bonds are not subject to tax as they grow. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Kenya will take the lead in east Africa both onshore and offshore with the early exploitation of oil. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Conservatives pledged last month to end subsidies for new onshore wind turbines if they win the next election. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He insisted that the target had not been abandoned as part of a deal to secure a more modest cut for onshore wind farm subsidies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The amount of potential electricity from onshore wind farms that has been allowed to go untapped has more than doubled this year because the grid cannot cope. Times, Sunday Times (2013)ENGLAND is not windy enough to justify building more onshore turbines, the industry trade body has admitted. The Sun (2016)The intention is to reap a larger prize by forcing companies to bring more activity back onshore, swelling the haul from standard corporation tax. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Russia produces both oil and gas onshore, within the Arctic circle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They come to land only to breed, but some onshore wind or some movement of the fish must have brought them close to the shore. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are more than 5,000 onshore wind turbines in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The value of onshore oil and gas production in the UK is around 650 million. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are now almost 3,000 onshore wind turbines in the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In terms of some of the aspects of operation it's very similar to what goes on with onshore oil and gas, which people are comfortable with. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Translations for 'onshore'

British English: onshore ADJECTIVE
Onshore means happening on or near land, rather than at sea.
...the company's biggest onshore oilfield.
  • American English: onshore
  • Brazilian Portuguese: do mar
  • Chinese: 在陆地上的
  • European Spanish: en tierra
  • French: à terre
  • German: an Land
  • Italian: in mare
  • Japanese: 陸上の
  • Korean: 내륙의
  • European Portuguese: do mar
  • Spanish: en tierra

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