27 Sep '12, 12pm

We now have over 2.5GW of offshore wind installed - this month's wind farms represent £2bn of investment

Super September! UK passes 2.5 gigawatt offshore wind landmark 27 September 2012 2.5 gigawatt milestone surpassed, extending the UK’s global lead in offshore wind £2 billion of investment in 3 new offshore wind farms - more than 1,700 jobs created Offshore wind capacity can now power 1,800,000 British homes UK based companies win multi-million pound orders to supply offshore wind projects RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, is celebrating a milestone month for the offshore wind sector. The UK now has more than 2.67 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity installed – enough to power more than1,800,000 British homes. This represents more than 60% of the European Union’s offshore wind capacity - more than three times greater than that of Denmark, the next largest. Three major offshore projects were either officially opened or st...

Full article: http://bwea.com/media/news/articles/pr20120927.html

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