18 Apr '11, 2pm

Offshore Wind Power around the World

Offshore Wind Power around the World

Offshore wind power is not in place in most countries still, but it is in some places (especially the EU) and it is expected to grow considerably in the coming years. Why is it expected to grow so much? Because offshore wind is steadier, more consistent; not blocked by mountains, trees, buildings, etc.; and offshore wind farms can actually be built closer to most population centers than onshore wind (most people live in coastal areas now).

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/04/18/offshore-wind-power-a...

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Projected Wind Power Growth (Worldwide)

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