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An EU Strategy to harness the potential of offshore renewable energy for a climate neutral future

legislation type Executive
Plan
Strategy
Passed in 2020
This communication from the Commission establishes an EU strategy to "make offshore renewable energy a core component of Europe’s energy system by 2050".

The document analyses the potential of its offshore basins and each offshore renewable energy technology: floating PV, tidal energy, wave energy, floating wind and offshore wind. It examines how to best achieve a 300-400 GW installed capacity.


Documents

  • 300 GW of offshore wind and at least 40 GW of ocean energy by 2050
    Energy | Target year: 2050
  • 60 GW of offshore wind and at least 1 GW of ocean energy by 2030
    Energy | Target year: 2030
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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