13 Jun '12, 11am

Offshore wind industry to slash costs by over 30% in next seven years,

Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force Report sets out key actions for industry and Government to cut the cost of generating electricity in the sector by over 30% to £100 per megawatt hour by 2020. Task Force report builds on the findings of new study by The Crown Estate which also concludes that reaching £100 per MWh is achievable within the next seven years. Energy Minister affirms that offshore wind is “a vital part of the low-carbon energy mix in the decades ahead”. A new report launched today by the industry-led Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force shows that the UK is on course to reduce the cost of electricity from offshore wind substantially over the next seven years. The report builds on detailed evidence in a study by The Crown Estate, also published today, to show how reductions can be achieved, setting out specific actions to drive costs down by over 30%. T...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn12_074/pn12_...

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