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EU Parliament to vote on first offshore wind strategy

Tuesday, the EU Parliament's strategy for renewable power at sea will be put to a vote in the energy subcommittee. Chief negotiator expects a majority in favor.

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Vindeby is often mentioned when conversations turn to offshore wind. That's why the Danish facility, the first of its kind, is also named as a milestone achievement for wind at sea in the EU Parliament's strategy for offshore renewables – a plan being put to a vote in the parliament's energy subcommittee later today, Nov. 30.

It's perhaps also more than mere coincidence that MEP and rapporteur Morten Helveg Petersen is acting as lead negotiator for the strategy.

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