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Offshore wind energy 2019 mid-year statistics

Findings

1

1.9 GW (264 turbines) were connected to the grid in 4 countries taking the total European installed capacity to 20.3 GW.

2

The UK remains the leading country in offshore wind with 48% of all new installations in the first half of the year.

3

4 wind farms were fully commissioned in the first half of 2019, taking the total number to 106 wind farms in European waters.

4

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy supplied half of the connected turbines, followed by MHI Vestas (39%) and GE Renewable Energy (13%).

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