Offshore wind energy 2020 mid-year statistics | WindEurope

Offshore wind energy 2020 mid-year statistics

Published on 02 August 2020

Findings

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1.1 GW (156 turbines) were connected to the grid in 5 countries taking total European installed capacity to 23.2 GW

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5 wind farms were fully commissioned in the first half of 2019, taking the total number to 113 wind farms in European waters

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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was the preferred manufacturer in H1 2020 with 115 turbines installed (71%)

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First half of 2020 saw €11bn of investments for 3.7 GW of new offshore wind capacity, the third highest annual investment after just 6 months

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The Hollandse Kust Zuid 1,500 MW complex in Netherlands is the largest offshore project to reach FID to date

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