Offshore Energies UK calls for offshore wind planning revamp

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Trade body warns UK's 50GW offshore wind goal is at risk if government does not speed up planning and permitting processes

The rate of offshore wind installations must double or even triple if the government is to meet its 2030 renewable energy targets, a new report from Offshore Energies UK has warned. The trade association,...

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