Offshore Wind

Are you looking to grow your Offshore Wind business?

The UK is renowned as a global leader in renewable energy, and UK firms are working with governments and businesses across the region to address the challenges brought about by climate change to find solutions in the charge to net zero.

Find out how UK renewable energy innovation can help you meet your goals.


Supply Chain Expertise

With over 20 years of experience, the UK is a pioneer in offshore wind. Companies from the UK offer the innovations and services to make offshore thrive throughout the world.

Expert supply chain helps make the business of servicing the dangerous offshore environment safer and more efficient.

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Your Investment Roadmap

With 14GW capacity already installed, the UK has some of the world's largest operational wind farms. We have the ambition to deploy up to 50GW by 2030, with up to 5GW coming from floating offshore wind.

The project pipeline of around 77GW across 80 projects offer significant, new investment opportunities around the whole offshore value chain.

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Offshore Wind opportunities in the UK:


Offshore wind floating substructures in Scotland

Scotland is set to host some of the world’s first commercial-scale floating offshore wind projects. The Cromarty and Moray Firths, in the north-east of Scotland, offer the ideal locations to manufacture floating substructures.

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Supply chains and ports in Teesside and the Humber

The UK has the world’s largest offshore wind energy market, and it is set to grow with the development of 2 new offshore wind ports in Teesside and the Humber. This is a unique opportunity for companies that manufacture high-value offshore wind components.

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Marine autonomy in the South West

The South West of England is the largest maritime cluster in the UK. An exclusive opportunity exists to design, develop, test, and manufacture autonomous vessels and technologies to support a cleaner, greener maritime industry.

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Supported by international investment, the UK is home to:


We have some of the world’s largest operational wind farms such as Dogger Bank.


One of the world’s first commercial floating windfarm - Hywind Scotland (30MW) which can light up to 300,000 light bulbs for a full hour.


One of the world’s largest floating offshore windfarm - Kincardine Scotland (48MW).


The world's first recyclable blade - Manufactured in Hull, by Siemens Gamesa.

Meet your partners in the UK Offshore Wind industry:



This unique robot will reduce running costs of offshore wind projects and maximise asset lifetimes. The first-of-its-kind robot for blade maintenance and repair can be operated out of the line of sight.



A global provider of ROV and hydrographic services supported by unique artificial intelligence-based technologies. A track record in supplying services and technology to the Offshore Energy Industry across the world.

North Star

North Star

North Star owns and operates the largest wholly UK-owned fleet engaged in the UK’s offshore industry in the North Sea, providing comprehensive operational experience of the seas around the UK coastline.


ORE Catapult

ORE is a world-renowned testing centre for blades, robotics, digital solution/AI and turbines.
This catapult lays a key role in bringing together industry and academia.

Cost-effective finance solutions for project owners

UK Export Finance (UKEF) is the UK Government’s export credit agency offering long-term, cost-effective finance solutions for buyers procuring goods and services from the UK. A £2bn Clean Growth Direct Lending Facility dedicates funding specifically for clean growth and renewable energy projects.

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Build connections with the UK's offshore wind ecosystem:

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20-22 March 2024

Bilbao, Spain

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Global Offshore Wind

18-19 June 2024

Manchester, UK

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Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC)

26-27 November 2024

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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WindEnergy Hamburg

24-27 September 2024

Hamburg, Germany

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Get support from DBT

The United Kingdom's Department for Business & Trade (DBT) is a specialised government body with responsibility for negotiating international trade policy, supporting business, as well as delivering an outward-looking trade diplomacy strategy.

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