Offshore wind energy, alongside onshore wind, is at the core of how Europe can deliver on the Green Deal. The immense wind energy resources available in European waters demands an ambitious EU-wide coordinated and long-term approach for the benefit of all.

The Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy proposed by the European Commission should be the blueprint for such an approach. The EU should set out the actions that will pave the way for offshore wind not only to meet our climate change ambitions, but also to maximise the industrial, trade, and growth opportunities that such a pioneering technology offer.

This paper sets out the European offshore wind industry’s priorities in the context of the Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy. It lists the main challenges holding back offshore wind to deliver on the promises of the European Green Deal, our proposed solutions and the key actions for the EU to making it happen.

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