Court rules in favor of major French project

The appeals court has rejected complaints against a French offshore wind project. The judgment could mean the installation of close to half a GW of offshore wind.

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Monday was a good day in court for offshore wind. While the Scottish Court of Appeal rejected complaints which had stalled the installation of four offshore wind projects of up to 2.3 GW, the appeals court in the French city of Nantes has rejected appeals claims from three organizations against the verdict that the environmental feasibility studies for the Pac du Banc de Guérande project were sufficient.

This is according to the Administrative Appeals Court in Nantes.

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