UK offshore wind continues to surge ahead!
• Total European offshore capacity now 4,995MW
• 55 wind farms in 10 EU countries, 1,662 turbines
• 2012 saw 1,165MW installed, a 33% increase on 2011
• 73% of this was in UK waters.
• Installation last year was equivalent to one turbine every working day
• See EWEA’s press release for their line (saying that economic challenges mean we mustn’t be complacent and need more policy certainty)