Global energy expenditure share of offshore wind projects by element 2015

This statistic shows a breakdown of energy expenditures for the typical commissioned offshore wind project worldwide as of the end of 2015, broken down by technology element. That year, some 48 percent of the energy costs was attributable to financing costs, accounting for about 82 U.S. dollars per megawatt hour.

Breakdown of average energy costs from wind energy projects worldwide in 2015, by technology element

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Release date

October 2016



Survey time period

end of 2015

Supplementary notes

Figures were rounded and may not add up to 100 percent.
OMS: operation, maintenance and service
DECEX: decommissioning expenditure

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