China’s offshore wind energy sector is gathering momentum

China’s offshore wind sector continued to ride high in 2022, boosted by a programme of government subsidies that wrapped up at the end of 2021.

A recent Clarksons report shows that as of early this year, China has put 114 offshore wind farms on the grid, involving 5700 turbines with total capacity of 28.6 gigawatts — twice the capacity of the UK, its closest rival in installed wind capacity.

China’s National Energy Administration says the capacity is actually 30.46 GW.