Speaking at the Renewable UK conference in Birmingham this week, UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey confirmed plans for the development of up to 39 GW of offshore wind capacity in UK waters by 2030.

"Let me make this crystal clear, there should no doubt about the government’s commitment to renewable energy as part of a cost effective, low-carbon, secure and diverse energy mix. No doubt about the level of support available.” -- Ed Davey, UK Energy Minister.