‘That’s not sustainable’: Big Oil squeezes green energy profits

Offshore wind sites sell for record prices as oil companies battle for the right to develop renewable energy projects.

The world’s largest oil companies are bidding up prices for renewable energy projects, squeezing profits from wind and solar farms just as they’re needed most to avoid climate catastrophe. Companies from BP to TotalEnergies are paying top dollar for clean energy assets as they transition away from fossil fuels, boosting competition and compressing margins for developers. Wind giants Orsted and Vestas Wind Systems reported lower returns in the first quarter, while turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy lost money as materials rallied.

Source: ‘That’s not sustainable’: Big Oil squeezes green energy profits

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