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Leak: EU to tackle wind permitting in IRA response

The European Commission is expected to sign off on a communication tomorrow (1 February) that will set out the EU response to President Biden's Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which is channelling billions of dollars in subsidies and tax breaks to clean industry.

Germany eyes 'full speed' energy transition with plan to acclerate wind permitting

The German cabinet has approved proposals from energy minister Robert Habeck to speed up permitting for wind farms, solar parks, heat pumps and grid infrastructure, and will now pass these on to the Bundestag.

NextEra Energy raises renewable ambitions post-IRA

NextEra Energy is lifting its renewable energy targets in the wake of the US’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which reintroduces tax credits for clean energy projects, executives told analysts on a conference call.

Floating designs look towards industrialisation for GW-scale projects

While 2022 saw some notable developments in floating wind, it remained a minor segment set against total newly installed and cumulative offshore wind, accounting for less than 150MW across roughly two dozen turbines installed so far.

'Workforce is US wind's number one challenge' – Siemens Gamesa

A lack of skilled workers in both blue- and white-collar roles is the “number one” challenge facing the wind power sector as it ramps up in the US, according to Siemens Gamesa’s onshore head in North America.

‘EU must secure raw materials for energy transition’ – WindEurope

Upcoming EU legislation must ensure access to all the critical materials needed for wind and steel production, industry bodies WindEurope and the European Steel Association (Eurofer) have argued.