GWEC: Offshore wind is estimated to surge to 234 GW by 2030

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GWEC: Offshore wind is estimated to surge to 234 GW by 2030

Global offshore wind capacity is estimated to surge to over 234 GW by 2030 from 29.1 GW at the end of 2019, led by growth in the Asia-Pacific region and continued growth in Europe, according to a new report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).

GWEC recently released the second edition of its Global Offshore Wind Report, a comprehensive overview of the global offshore wind sector with the latest data and analysis on market growth, industry forecasts to 2030 and data-based insights on emerging markets. The report also includes lessons learned on support schemes, industrial development and job creation, grid connection, cost reduction and supply chain, as well as health and safety to further drive growth of the market.

The report found that 2019 was the best year on record for offshore wind, with 6.1 GW of new capacity added globally, bringing total global cumulative installations to 29.1 GW. China remains in the number one spot for the second year in a row for new installations, (...) Read more


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