A show of hands of delegates in the conference hall, however, revealed a clear majority in favour of the merger. The aim of joining the two associations is to present a single voice on renewables energy policy to government, though even within its own ranks the BWEA earlier this year was unable to reach a consensus on its response to the government's energy review. As a result, its submission to the review failed to make specific proposals for how best to improve the structure of the Renewables Obligation.
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