Ambitious growth plans put pressure on fleet capacity

The 14MW Siemens Gamesa SG 14-222 DD will be the most powerful offshore wind turbine (image: Siemens Gamesa)

The planned rapid expansion in offshore wind capacity in Europe, as well as the demands from the next generations of turbines, is expected to lead to supply bottlenecks within five years. The EU plans to increase the region’s offshore wind capacity five-fold, from 12GW to “at least 60GW”, while the ...

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