'Time is of the essence': UK offshore wind setbacks could jeopardise 2050 net zero target, studies warn

Stuart Stone
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Separate analyses by Cornwall Insight and Imperial College London warn slower offshore wind rollout signalled by recent CfD auction could increase power prices, carbon emissions and delay net zero

The government risks narrowly missing its 50GW offshore wind target for the end of the decade, which could in turn jeopardise the UK's legally binding 2050 net zero by 2050 goal, due to rising industry...

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