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Farmers who own land on routes proposed for underground cables connecting new onshore and offshore renewable energy developments are in a strong position to negotiate deals, but must do so carefully, experts advise. With private developers under increasing pressure to complete projects quickly, some landowners may feel they are in a “ransom position” and able to demand any price for cables to be laid, says Calum Innes of land agent CKD Galbraith. But with financial margins on many projects getting […]