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Wind Power: Seas and Oceans

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 149282, tabled on 29 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with the floating offshore wind industry on the potential economic benefits of setting a target of 15GW of floating wind by 2035.

Answered on

6 April 2022

The Department holds regular discussions with representatives of the offshore wind industry. The Government has a world-leading target of 40GW by 2030 including 1GW of floating wind and anticipates further rapid expansion of both fixed and floating offshore wind through the 2030s and beyond.