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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.
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.
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.
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.
UK: The Crown Estate said it could offer up to 7GW in new offshore wind capacity areas in its fourth leasing round.
SWEDEN: E.on will install a 475MW wind farm in central Sweden, the utility-developer has announced.
United Kingdom Time to throw out the rulebook
United Kingdom Move over, London