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Laws &  Regulations

Laws and Regulations

EEG, EnWG and WindSeeG form the legal basis for the expansion of offshore wind energy in Germany. In addition, there are a number of other regulations such as the Seeanlagenverordnung (SeeAnlV) and the Federal Nature Conservation Act (BNatSchG).

Statement on the draft law to accelerate offshore wind power

The current process offers the opportunity to support the expansion of offshore wind energy in terms of industrial policy.
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Statement on the agreement on the Net Zero Industry Act

The BWO welcomes the preliminary agreement on the EU's Net Zero Industry Act. In this
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The offshore wind expansion must not fail because of the ports!

The port capacity is sufficient to expand offshore wind energy to up to 70 gigawatts by 2045
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Expansion of offshore wind energy in 2023 – project implementation must be the focus!

Investment decisions for port and construction infrastructure must be politically supported by the federal and state governments in order to achieve the common goals
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Delays in grid expansion endanger expansion targets for offshore wind

The responsible authorities warned today that there are several offshore grid connection systems in the German North Sea
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Statement on the record offshore expansion in Europe

The transformation component should make a sustainable contribution to transforming the economy.
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Accelerate the restructuring of the energy industry with transformation components

The transformation component should make a sustainable contribution to transforming the economy.
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No money from the offshore wind industry for climate-damaging agricultural diesel

Revenues from offshore tenders should not serve as subsidies for agricultural diesel.
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Statement on the federal port strategy: A step in the right direction

The federal government is currently in the process of interdepartmental coordination on the national port strategy. The BWO has a statement on this
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Recommendations for action for the offshore wind energy law

Adjustments are necessary in order to achieve the ambitious expansion goals set out in WindSeeG.
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