Offshore Wind in Europe

Each turbine represents the location of an operating offshore wind farm in Europe. See details by clicking on any turbine


  • Year the 1st offshore wind farm was built in Europe: 1991
  • Number of offshore wind farms now operating in Europe: 64
  • Number of people now employed in the European offshore wind industry: 58,000
  • World’s largest offshore wind farm: The London Array
  • % of Denmark’s electricity supplied by wind power: 30%

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