10 facts about UK offshore wind

Here’s a nifty collection of facts about offshore wind in the UK from Renewable UK.  Number 3 is particularly striking, I think:

The UK is the world leader in offshore wind with as much capacity already installed as the rest of the world put together. Given the current construction and development pipeline, the UK’s sector lead is likely to continue until 2020. The nation with the most offshore wind farms after the UK is Denmark.

Read more here: 10 Facts About Offshore Wind


Posted on April 27, 2012, in Energy & Climate Change and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Hi Rich. Theres a proposal for wind farms in Dorset, one offshore, one on land (can’t quite remember where). Its a big issue in the local elections, will be interesting to see how it goes eventually.

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