Offshore wind farms are tricky beasts. They face challenges gaining consent, difficulties with securing government support, and are technically challenging. They are also getting larger and further out to sea.
However, due to their size and increasing reliability they can also be more lucrative than their onshore counterparts, which is why we have seen a number of large institutional investors getting involved in the sector. This has mainly been in the leading offshore markets in the UK and Germany.
In this report we analyse the impacts that larger schemes and growing investor interest are having on the way projects are financed in Europe; and the prospects for emerging markets, with a focus on the US. We have done this with insight from experts in the offshore wind sector, from companies including Global Capital Finance, Green Giraffe, Marubeni Corporation, RES Offshore and more. Can you afford to miss out?