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The blades for Hornsea One are 75m long | Credit: Ørsted
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The blades for Hornsea One are 75m long | Credit: Ørsted

Developers of solar, tidal, and onshore, offshore, and floating wind projects are all eligible to bid for price support from record £285m Contracts for Difference pot

The latest round of the government's hotly-anticipated flagship clean energy subsidy scheme opens for applications today, with a total of £285m up for grabs for a variety clean power technologies, as the...

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