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RSPB challenge adds to uncertainty for offshore wind farms seeking a CfD

New uncertainty has been created around the allocation process for Contracts for Difference (CfDs) as four offshore wind farms thought likely to enter the auction round have to do so under threat of judicial review of their development consent orders.
RSPB Scotland said it would ask for judicial review of the Inch Cape, Neart na Gaoithe and Seagreen Alpha and Bravo projects in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay, which were granted consent by the Scottish Government at the end of last year. The projects together have a capacity totalling 2.2GW.

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