According to a study by the association WindEurope, in the whole 2018 was expected 3.3 GW of new offshore wind and 10.2 GW of onshore wind. This meant 13.5 GW of new wind capacity in total for the year.
Countries like Germany, France, UK continue to drive the market growth: them represent the 75% of H1 2018 additions.
Under the EU’s new Renewables Directive, member states must give five years’ visibility on future auction timetables and volumes.
In offshore wind, meanwhile, the association said Europe was too dependent on the UK, which is striding ahead in current installations and in committing to future volumes.
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