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Australia launches offshore energy bill

Bill aims to accelerate offshore wind and transmission cable development

Australia has introduced a new Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill to encourage investment and accelerate development in the offshore sector. The bill will establish a framework for the construction, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of offshore energy projects, including offshore wind farms and transmission cables. Australia has faced criticism for its continued reliance on coal and the relative slowness of its energy transition. A report by thinktank The Australia Institute states the country’s emissions from energy generation rose by 18mn t CO₂e between 2005 and 2019, although the share of renewables in its energy mix was up by 13pc over the period. “Offshore g



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