Offshore wind farms have been built in UK waters since the early 2000s, using traditional ‘bottom-fixed’ designs, where the turbines are placed directly on the seabed.

Combining two technologies that have been proven throughout the world, offshore oil and gas platform technology and wind turbines, floating wind is set to become a key technology in reaching Net Zero. With over 75% of the world’s wind resource in water deeper than 60 metres, floating wind will also provide new low carbon supply chain opportunities, support coastal communities and create long term benefits for the region.