30 Jan '13, 10am

European offshore wind energy grew by 33% in 2012. @EWEA says even more ambition would be possible with right policies

The 293 turbines installed in 2012 represent 1,165 Megawatts (MW), an increase of 33% compared to 2011 installations of 874 MW. This brings total offshore wind energy capacity to 4,995 MW. Overall, the UK remains the leader with nearly 60% of Europe's total offshore capacity, followed by Denmark (18%), Belgium (8%) and Germany (6%). "Offshore wind power is growing solidly", said European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) Policy Director Justin Wilkes. "But solid installation figures do not alter the fact that the wind industry is being hit by political and regulatory instability, the economic crisis, the higher cost of capital and austerity." Wilkes continued: "Europe is a world leader in offshore wind energy and could be creating even more jobs if governments gave greater policy certainty to investors, and resolved grid connection problems." The turbines installed in 2012 re...

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