Wind power: Taranaki's lack of end-user demand

Wind power: Taranaki's lack of end-user demand
BlueFloat's Nathan Turner said the government needs to sort out its unstable energy performance. (Image: NZME)
Richard Woodd
This is the second part in a three-part series: Windpower – what happened at the offshore wind forum. Read part 1 here. Look at the big picture and you'll see massive demand for wind energy around the world, but there are challenges.Those attending the Offshore Renewable Energy Forum in New Plymouth heard that an estimated 2100 gigawatts of new offshore wind energy (OWE) will be installed by 2050, 80% of it in China.London-based chief operating officer for the Global Wind Energy Council Stuart Mullin told the forum that 90%...

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