Offshore Wind Energy Update and Outlook 2020


The global offshore wind market has grown nearly 30 percent per year since 2010 and is projected to be a US$1 trillion industry over the next two decades. Markets around the world are seeing significant increases in offshore wind activity driven by more evolved regulatory structures and cost reductions due to technological advancements and growing competition.

Orrick’s Offshore Wind Energy Update and Outlook provides an in-depth look at global developments in the market, transaction structures and consideration for these projects, including:

  • Decline in Offshore Wind Energy Prices
  • Structure of U.S. Energy Purchase Transactions
  • Financing Outlook for U.S. Offshore Wind
  • Project Permitting and Environmental Considerations
  • Review of Global Offshore Wind Projects and Markets