The Asia-Pacific region may have been a late starter in the race to harness offshore wind energy but it has moved fast and by the end of 2022, producing a total of 34 gigawatts (GW) of power from wind, overtaking Europe, at 30 GW, as the leader.

China is the front-runner in terms of projects. By the end of 2022, cumulative offshore wind installations in China exceeded 30GW, a milestone that took Europe — the birthplace of offshore wind — more than three decades to achieve.