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German states want to grow national wind tender by one third

A majority in the German federal council of states, the Bundesrat, wants to increase this year's national tender of onshore wind by 1,400 MW and suspend a controversial advantage in the current tender system. A proposal to double offshore wind will now be considered as well.

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Germany seems willing to tender off one third more onshore wind this year than originally planned.

A legislative proposal from the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia to expand capacity was passed on Friday in the German federal council of states, the Bundesrat, according to the agenda from the latest council meeting. The proposal will now be sent to the federal government to be processed for upwards of six weeks until the German parliament, the Bundestag, decides on its position.

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