Global Offshore Wind Market

  • Rahmatallah Poudineh
  • Craig Brown
  • Benjamin Foley


The global market for offshore wind power has rapidly evolved over the past decade. Once considered to be a purely European development, the offshore wind industry is now expanding into virtually all corners of the globe. Far East Asia, North and South America, the Indian subcontinent, and Oceania, among others, are all making strides towards developing this resource in their waters. This chapter discusses the latest development in the global market. It also explores the potential for growth in not only the aforementioned geographic areas, but also other, yet unexplored, opportunities.


Offshore wind market structure Offshore wind global capacity Offshore wind expansion European offshore wind market North American offshore wind market East Asian offshore wind market 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rahmatallah Poudineh
    • 1
  • Craig Brown
    • 1
  • Benjamin Foley
    • 2
  1. 1.The Oxford Institute for Energy StudiesOxfordUK
  2. 2.Keystone Engineering Inc.New OrleansUSA

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