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Title: Offshore Wind Energy Market Overview (Presentation)

This presentation describes the current international market conditions regarding offshore wind, including the breakdown of installation costs, how to reduce costs, and the physical siting considerations considered when planning offshore wind construction. The presentation offers several examples of international existing and planned offshore wind farm sites and compares existing international offshore resources with U.S. resources. The presentation covers future offshore wind trends and cites some challenges that the United States must overcome before it will be able to fully develop offshore wind sites.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1089048
Report Number(s):
NREL/PR-7A20-58974
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Presented at the Offshore Wind Energy Market Overview Webinar, 15 May 2013; Related Information: NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Wind Power Program
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY OFFSHORE WIND; OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY; OFFSHORE MARKET; OFFSHORE WIND RESOURCE; OFFSHORE COSTS; Deployment and Industrial Partnerships; Deployment and Market Transformation