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Towards subsidy-free cost levels

Perspectives and transaction analysis for offshore wind projects

Here you can find Deloitte’s latest analysis on global transaction prices for offshore wind assets, as well as our perspective on industry developments. You can download our article below.

Activity in the offshore wind industry has been high and increasing in recent years and various forecasts suggest that the industry will continue to grow strongly in the coming years. The offshore wind industry is becoming increasingly competitive with conventional power generation and is approaching subsidy-free cost levels.

Global consensus outlook

The future looks bright for the offshore industry as various forecasts point to continuing strong growth in the coming years. In particular, we sketch a consensus outlook for the offshore wind industry, and it appears that Europe and Asia will represent the main engines of growth during the next ten years. In addition to the global consensus outlook, we further highlight country specific developments within offshore wind. See our ‘Global consensus outlook’ on page 3.

Market trends for offshore wind

We characterise key trends across the evolving offshore wind industry. These trends rotate around the near-term prospects for the industry to wean itself from subsidies and project developers’ increasing focus on offtake channels. See our ‘Market trends for offshore wind’ on page 7.

Transaction analysis

Our latest analysis finds the average transaction price of installed offshore wind projects to be around EUR 4.9m per MW. See our ‘Transaction analysis’ on page 12 for more details.

How can I access the study?

Our article is free to download. All you have to do is press the 'download report' button on the right hand side of this page followed by filling in contact information.

We hope that you will find the material interesting. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or inquiries on the article.

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