International Offshore Wind Energy Development

BTM Consult, a part of Navigant’s global Energy Practice and a premier forecaster of the international wind power industry, brings its experience and expertise to a comprehensive look at the offshore wind energy industry, as well as the impacted supply chain in this expanding but challenging market.

Offshore Report 2013 is BTM Consult’s most comprehensive overview of the offshore wind market to date. The report highlights developments in the international offshore wind market over the past two years, as well as industry growth trends as projected in the report’s near-term forecast to 2016 and medium term predictions to 2021.

Offshore Report 2013 provides an assessment of all major offshore wind markets and incentives from across the world, and a detailed analysis of both the demand and supply sides of the offshore wind market in 2012.  Key findings are included from the latest update of the “balance of plant” supply situation and from this report’s analyses of offshore wind financing, including future CAPEX and OPEX requirements. The report’s special theme reviews the current shipping and logistics situation for offshore wind farm construction.

Key components in the study include:
  • Blades
  • Gearboxes
  • Generators
  • Bearings
  • Towers
  • Converters
  • Transformers
  • Pitch drive systems
  • Yaw drive systems
  • Control systems
Key materials in the study include:
  • Foundations – gravity and steel
  • Contractors on installation
Key suppliers to “balance of plant” included in the study:
  • Installation vessels
  • Cable laying vessels
  • Sub-station suppliers
  • Cable suppliers
  • Providers of cable installation offshore
  • Hammer suppliers
Key “infrastructure” included in the study:
  • Offshore wind ports
  • Offshore wind power transmission