A new Danish-based initiative called the ‘Global Offshore Wind Alliance’ is seeking to drive a seven fold increase in installed global offshore wind capacity (from 57GW to 380GW) by 2030. The new alliance is between the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), and the government of Denmark. According to the forecasts published by IRENA and the International Energy Agency (IEA), 2,000GW of offshore wind capacity will be needed by the middle of the century: it can only be done by working together across the public and private sectors as well as across countries and regions. Denmark was the home to the world’s first offshore wind farm in 1991: while the sector has grown by 300% over the past five years, it is still well short of the growth track necessary. Read more on Reneweconomy