New report envisages 10-fold increase in global wind power by 2050

The pace of development of offshore wind technologies and markets is faster than most people would have expected a few years ago. Larger wind turbines are enabling more efficient energy production and lower electricity costs, paving the way to achieve more than 1,000 gigawatts of cumulative offshore wind capacity by 2050 to meet the Paris Agreement.

UN Environment

Last updated on 15 January 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Threats: 
Energy production and mining