6 February 2020
Offshore wind in Europe – key trends and statistics 2019
In 2019 Europe connected 502 new offshore wind turbines to the grid across 10 projects. This brought 3,627 MW of new (gross) additional capacity.
Europe now has a total installed offshore wind capacity of 22,072 MW from 5,047 grid-connected wind turbines across 12 countries.
Four new offshore wind projects reached Final Decision Investment (FID) in four different countries during 2019, with construction starting in the coming years. €6.0bn was invested in order to finance 1.4 GW of additional capacity.