Commission approves German scheme to become offshore wind giant

German plans to subsidise a massive expansion in offshore wind farms are compatible with EU state aid rules, the European Commission has announced.

by Simon Pickstone
Wind turbines along the river Weser at the North Sea in Bremen, northern Germany, November 2020. Photo: Patrik Stollarz / AFP via Getty
Wind turbines along the river Weser at the North Sea in Bremen, northern Germany, November 2020. Photo: Patrik Stollarz / AFP via Getty

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