World installs 6.1GW of Offshore Wind in 2020, led by China

ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI

World installs 6.1GW of Offshore Wind in 2020, led by China

  • 2020 was second highest year for Offshore Wind installations despite COVID disruptions, following record year in 2019
  • Offshore wind has biggest growth potential of any renewable energy technology but policy environment needs to improve rapidly for offshore wind to reach international Net Zero targets
  • Offshore wind today is only 2% of what the world needs to get to net zero by 2050
  • A growing group of countries have identified Offshore Wind as a key technology for reaching climate targets, but governments now need to follow up on commitments and work with industry to allow investment to scale up rapidly

ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI. 9 September 2020, Shoreham Port, UK – Offshore Wind capacity grew steadily in 2020, but governments will need to act decisively to improve policy in order to scale up installations at the pace required to help the…

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