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Existing UK Wind Farms get one step closer to $7 billion doubling in size

This has been in the UK wind plan for a while, but news out this week that the Crown Estate is putting up another 2.8 GW of nameplate Wind farm capacity will come as a trigger to get back to converting the UK to at least 30% wind energy. These are all offshore wind projects and they are extensions to existing wind farms online since 2010 through to 2018, and come after the Estate completed a review of how wind farms have affected natural habitats. The requirement to research this was abundantly clear in the 2017 awards and auctions, and these will now go the commercial award of rights. The HRA, which The Crown Estate has undertaken as a requirement…

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