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Global Offshore Wind To Reach 200 Gigawatts By 2030

June 28th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The Global Wind Energy Council published its inaugural Global Offshore Wind Report this week, which shows that not only has offshore wind grown at an average of 21% each year since 2013, but that the sector could install an additional 200 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by


Europe Installed 2.6 Gigawatts Of Offshore Wind In 2018

February 7th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Europe installed a total of 2.6 gigawatts (GW) of new offshore wind capacity in 2018, an 18% increase that takes the region to a total capacity of 18.5 GW, according to new figures published this week by the region's wind energy trade body, WindEurope


IEA Chief Predicts 200 Gigawatts Of Offshore Wind By 2040

September 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Speaking at the Global Wind Summit on Tuesday, Fatih Birol, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, predicted that wind energy would play "a critical role" in the world's energy mix over the coming decades, and in Europe particular could generate as much as 1,100 terawatt-hours (TWh) by 2040, boosted in part by up to at least 200 gigawatts (GW) worth of offshore wind, if not more


Deepwater Wind Wins America’s First Offshore Wind Competitive Lease Sale

August 1st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Deepwater Wind has won the Interior Department’s first-ever competitive offshore wind lease auction, totaling 164,750 acres near Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Deepwater’s $3.8 million bid wins it the right to build the Deepwater Wind Energy Center, a 1,000MW utility-scale wind farm with 200 turbines and a regional transmission system linking to New York State and southeastern New England.


Offshore Wind Industry Will Become €130 Billion Annual Market By 2020

May 8th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Offshore wind power may yet not match the overall strength of onshore wind, but the industry is on course grow rapidly to become an €130 billion annual global market by 2020. A new report from industry consultants Roland Berger, “Offshore Wind Toward 2020,” concludes a combination of industry trends will soon make offshore wind cost competitive with other generation sources in many markets



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