Mystery complaint threatens delay to crucial wave of offshore wind contracts

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The award of new offshore wind contracts could be delayed by fresh legal wrangling
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The award of new offshore wind contracts could be delayed by fresh legal wrangling

EXCLUSIVE: Industry sources fear a Judicial Review application against the government's latest clean energy auction could delay the high profile bid process

The auction for awarding new offshore wind contracts to green energy developers hit a roadblock on Friday, after it emerged that an unnamed complainant has lodged an application for a Judicial Review with...

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