With government leadership, aviation and offshore wind can help each other

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Department for Transport leadership is key to avoid holding back the UK's burgeoning wind offshore power sector, argues RenewableUK's Nathan Bennett

The Prime Minister's Conservative Party conference speech was a landmark moment for the wind industry. The UK's 40GW offshore wind target was placed front and centre of the government's plans for a green...

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