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Repowering boosted UK projects' capacity by 171%

Repowering boosted UK projects' capacity by 171%

UK: The UK could benefit from an additional 5.5GW of capacity through repowering of onshore projects approaching the end of the 25-year licences, new research from Cardiff University suggested.

Solar beats wind again in second German tender

Solar beats wind again in second German tender

GERMANY: Industry associations have called for an end to technology-neutral tenders after, once again, solar projects secured 100% of the capacity when competing against wind.

Cable deals signed for two UK projects

Cable deals signed for two UK projects

UK: Agreements have been signed for export cable systems at two offshore wind farms off the UK with a combined capacity of more than 2GW.

Electricity subsidies 'in doubt' across EU after ruling

Electricity subsidies 'in doubt' across EU after ruling

EUROPE: The future of electricity capacity mechanisms across Europe have been put into question after a court ruling led to the suspension of the UK's €6.3bn security of supply energy auction, campaigners said.

Crown Estate upgrades UK round 4 to 7GW

Crown Estate upgrades UK round 4 to 7GW

UK: The Crown Estate said it could offer up to 7GW in new offshore wind capacity areas in its fourth leasing round.

E.on to build 475MW Swedish project

E.on to build 475MW Swedish project

SWEDEN: E.on will install a 475MW wind farm in central Sweden, the utility-developer has announced.

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