According to the available data, at the end of 2020, the installed capacity in offshore wind installations in the world amounted to 33 GW. This means that compared to 2016, it has almost tripled. According to the estimates of Rystad Energy experts, until 2025, offshore wind farms will reach 109 and 251 GW until 2030.
Latvia and Estonia are looking for ways to connect offshore wind installations to the countries’ energy systems
Electricity Transmission System Operators in Latvia and Estonia, AS Augstsprieguma tikls (AST) and Elering AS, have signed a cooperation agreement to investigate possible ways to evacuate power from planned offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea and connect them to onshore transmission systems in both countries. Operators informed that preliminary analysis of the route [...]
The Baltic Sea will play a key role in the development of offshore wind energy in Europe. The European Commission estimates that the potential of this sea is 93.5 GW. The Baltic Sea gives the Baltic states a chance for an effective energy transformation [...]
Lithuania is preparing special plans for the development of offshore wind installations in the Baltic Sea
The consulting company UAB Ardynas, commissioned by the Lithuanian Ministry of Energy, will prepare a plan for some areas in the Baltic Sea where offshore wind farms are to be built. Lithuania has already preliminarily identified places where wind farms will be built in the Baltic Sea. In March 2021, the tender for a [...]
One job in the offshore wind energy sector can generate nearly 2.5 new jobs in the supply chain, according to a report prepared by the German Ministry of Economy. The offshore wind sector is the driving force of the labor market and the economy. The analysis "Maritime added value and bn in Germany" was [...]