IEA (2020), Tracking Power 2020, IEA, Paris https://www.iea.org/reports/tracking-power-2020
Tracking progress 2020
Compared with record 32% growth in 2017, offshore wind electricity generation increased only 20% in 2018. Given its relatively small base, offshore wind growth must accelerate even further to reach the generation levels demonstrated in the SDS. The cost reductions, technology improvements and rapid deployment achieved in Europe need to be extended to other regions.