RenewableUK hits out at offshore wind red tape

James Murray
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Far from streamlining processes as offshore wind technology matures, new industry-backed report finds consenting costs have risen 15 per cent

The UK's offshore wind industry is being hampered by excessive red tape that has led to higher consenting costs, even as the industry has successfully streamlined other aspects of project development....

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