Government sets sights on securing 12GW of renewable power from next contract auction

Michael Holder
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Plans to hold fourth Contracts for Difference auction for range of different renewables technologies confirmed by government for late 2021

The government has said it aims to procure up to 12GW of new clean power capacity from a raft of renewable energy technologies in next year's Contract for Difference (CfD) auction, as it today set out...

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