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.
Europe installed a record 3.6 GW of new offshore wind energy capacity in 2019. Belgium, the UK and Denmark all set new national installation records
€6.0bn of investments financed 1.4 GW of additional capacity in offshore wind in France, the Netherlands, Norway and the UK
10 offshore wind farms were connected to the grid and another 5 offshore wind farms began installations in 2019
Hornsea One connected all its turbines to the grid, making it the largest offshore wind farm in the world (1,218 MW)