The UK has cemented its place because the world’s biggest offshore wind manufacturer with 1,341MW of put in capability – nearly part of Europe’s general capability.
New statistics launched through the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) display the UK has a ways outstripped its European competitors as massive wind farms like Thanet, Walney and Greater Gabbard began to come back on-line. Once absolutely up and working, those tasks will have to push the UK over the 2GW mark.
Denmark with 854MW of capability, the Netherlands with 249MW, Belgium with 195MW and Sweden with 164MW have been subsequent in line, whilst Germany, Ireland, Finland and Norway boast an additional 145MW of capability between them.
The newest figures comfirm that the European general of osffshore wind capability stands at 2,946MW from 1,136 wind generators, sufficient to energy slightly below 3 million EU families.
According to an accompanying EWEA file, some other 19GW of offshore capability has been consented.