A new report on offshore wind from energy advisors Douglas-Westwood concludes that sector spending is set to average almost €15 billion per year over the next ten years, hitting a peak of €18 billion in 2016.

"To enable growth in this new sector, a new manufacturing supply chain is slowly developing and, at the same time, valuable experience and additional supply chain capacity from the offshore oil & gas sector is being utilised." -- Frank Wright, Douglas-Westwood