Is the UK renewable sector in danger of becoming over-reliant on offshore wind?

Is the UK renewable sector in danger of becoming over-reliant on offshore wind?
A leading voice from the tidal power industry has expressed concerns that Government is putting all its eggs in one basket by supporting offshore wind at the expense of other technologies. Is this fair comment or is Government right to back the leading horse?
Offshore wind is our best bet - we should back it
Funding for renewables should be spread more widely to help emerging technologies

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