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US government agency BOEM kicks off process to sell seven new leases off the east coast, California and Gulf of Mexico
European Commission to issue member states with guidance on accelerating permitting processes for renewable energy in 2022
Construction of two large wind farms in northern Norway violated reindeer herders’ cultural heritage rights, Supreme Court rules
Proposed shake-up of Mexican power system would negate renewables’ advantages of being cheap and clean, according to energy groups
Developers cancel wind farms with 150MW combined capacity to free up demand and transmission for more viable projects
Developers and sector analysts believe industry must put forward the business case for offshore wind in emerging markets
Three repowering projects are among the wind and solar projects securing 20-year contracts in latest round
Auction mechanisms that have worked well in the past might not be fit for the future, according to offshore wind leaders
Will energy majors crush wind veterans with their deep pockets or become powerful allies on the path towards decarbonisation?
Chinese oil and gas companies are beginning to invest in offshore wind, but seem less keen to own assets than European firms
US research shows value of wind and solar output falls as renewables supply bigger share, but prices remain higher than generation costs
IEA report focusing on most cost-effective and feasible path to net zero implies 30,000 new turbines are needed each year to 2030
Getting wind projects built and connected trumps financing hurdles, with demand now outstripping supply