'Pitiful' support or a 'beacon for inward investment': Is the UK doing enough to harness the offshore energy 'whirlwind'?

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'Pitiful' support or a 'beacon for inward investment': Is the UK doing enough to harness the offshore energy 'whirlwind'?

Industry insiders suggest £60m clean energy auction allocation could be better than it first looked, but concerns remain that government is gambling with the offshore wind pipeline

It has been an eventful week for the offshore wind industry. A series of encouraging announcements were lined up for the official Offshore Wind Week, including new R&D investment and the creation of hundreds...

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