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Offshore wind energy 2020 mid-year statistics

Published on 02 August 2020



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


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


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


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


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