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British government wants 10 GW new offshore wind by 2030

A new ambitious climate plan in the UK aims to invest billions in energy efficiency measures and electric cars while the expiration date for coal power and combustion engines has been set.

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The UK will maintain focus on offshore wind, confirms the British government Thursday with the presentation of its Clean Growth Strategy.

Partnering with the industry, the government aims to develop a sector agreement which could result in 10 GW new capacity by 2030, with the option of further development if industry prices continue to decline, shows the strategy.

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