Floating Wind Turbine Market Growth, Size, Trends, Revenue, Challenges and Future Competition

Floating Wind Turbine Market Size- By Foundation, By Turbine Capacity, By Application, By Water Depth- Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Segment Forecast to 2033

Floating Wind Turbine Market Size- By Foundation, By Turbine Capacity, By Application, By Water Depth- Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Segment Forecast to 2033

Published: Aug 2023 Report ID: POAE2354 Pages: 1 - 242 Formats*:     
Category : Power & Energy
Floating Wind Turbine Market Introduction and Overview 

According to SPER Market Research, the Global Floating Wind Turbine Market is estimated to reach USD 167.39 billion by 2033 with a CAGR of 32.74%.

The report includes an in-depth analysis of the Global Floating Wind Turbine Market, including market size and trends, product mix, distribution channels, and supplier analysis. A floating wind turbine is a renewable energy technology that harnesses wind power to generate electricity. It consists of a buoyant platform, a tower, and a wind turbine. The platform anchors the turbine to the seabed, while the tower supports it at an elevated position, capturing stronger, more consistent winds. The wind turbine generates electricity through spinning rotor blades and a generator, which converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. Floating wind turbines offer advantages over fixed ones, such as deployment in deeper waters, harnessing stronger offshore winds, and reducing their visual impact on the landscape.

  • Advancements in Technology: The expansion of the market is being fuelled by ongoing advances in floating wind turbine technology. Improvements in floating wind turbine efficiency, cost reduction, and performance are being made thanks to advancements in turbine design, materials, and floating platforms.
  • Competitiveness and Cost Reduction: The industry is concentrating on bringing down the price of floating wind turbines to increase their competitiveness versus conventional energy sources. Cost-cutting strategies include increasing output, improving designs, and enhancing installation and maintenance procedures.
Floating Wind Turbine Market
Market Opportunities and Challenges
The global floating wind turbine market offers opportunities for stakeholders, including expanding offshore wind potential, technological innovation, and cost reduction. Advancements in design, materials, and installation techniques enable more efficient and cost-effective solutions, making floating wind turbines competitive with traditional energy sources. Offshore electrification projects and synergistic energy solutions can also be achieved through the integration of floating wind turbines with other offshore energy technologies.

The global floating wind turbine market faces several challenges, including high initial costs, technological complexity, grid connection and infrastructure, and permitting and regulatory processes. These challenges require cost reduction strategies, technological advancements, and innovation to ensure long-term durability, stability, and maintenance. Designing reliable platforms and ensuring efficient transmission of electricity are also crucial. Streamlining and harmonizing regulatory frameworks is essential for market growth and investment attraction. It also poses environmental challenges in sensitive marine environments, requiring effective monitoring, compliance with regulations, and robust mitigation measures to mitigate noise, vibration, and collision risks.

Floating Wind Turbine Market


Market Competitive Landscape
Global Floating Wind Turbines Market is very competitive, with numerous firms and stakeholders striving for both market share and technological breakthroughs. Although the market is still in its infancy, several significant firms have already formed, and industry stakeholders are increasingly working together.  The key player operating in Global Floating Wind Turbine Market are General Electric (U.S.), Siemens Gamesa Renewable (Spain), Shanghai Electric (China), ABB Group (Switzerland), Doosan Corporation (South Korea), Hitachi Ltd. (Japan), Nordex SE (Germany), EEW Group (Germany), Nexans (France), DEME (Belgium), Suzlon Energy Limited (India), Envision Energy (China), Hyundai Motor Company (South Korea), Schneider Electric (France) Others.

Scope of the Report:
 Report Metric Details
 Market size available for years 2019-2033
 Base year considered 2022
 Forecast period 2023-2033
 Segments coveredBy Foundation, By Turbine Capacity, By Application, By Water Depth
 Regions coveredAsia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa, North America, Latin America, Others
 Companies CoveredGeneral Electric (U.S.), MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (Denmark), Siemens Gamesa Renewable (Spain), Goldwind (China), Shanghai Electric (China), ABB Group (Switzerland), Doosan Corporation (South Korea), Hitachi Ltd. (Japan), Nordex SE (Germany), EEW Group (Germany), Nexans (France), DEME (Belgium), Suzlon Energy Limited(India), Ming Yang Smart Energy Group Co (China), Envision Energy (China), Rockwell Automation Inc., (U.S.), Hyundai Motor Company (South Korea), Schneider Electric (France) Others.
COVID-19 Impact on Global Floating Wind Turbine Market
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the global floating wind turbine market, causing supply chain disruptions, construction and installation delays, and financing challenges. Factory closures, movement restrictions, and logistical challenges have impacted critical components, leading to increased costs and project delays. Economic uncertainty has also impacted financing opportunities, making it more challenging for developers to secure funds. Governments have also shifted their focus to managing public health and economic impacts, affecting policy support and regulatory developments.

Key Target Audience
  • Energy Companies and Utilities
  • Government and Regulatory Bodies
  • Project Developers and Investors
  • Manufacturers and Suppliers
  • Research and Development Institutions
  • Environmental and Conservation Organizations
  • Offshore Infrastructure Developers
  • Power Grid Operators and Transmission Companies
  • Consultants and Advisory Firms
Our in-depth analysis of the Floating Wind Turbine Market includes the following segments:
By Foundation:
  • Semi-submersible Foundation
  • Spar-buoy Foundation
  • Tension-leg platform (TLP) Foundation
  • Others
  • By Turbine Capacity:
  • Up to 1 MW
  • 1 MW-3 MW
  • 3 MW-5 MW
  • Above 5 MW
  • By Application:
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Others
  • By Water Depth:
  • Deep Water
  • Shallow Water
  • Transitional water
  • Key Topics Covered in the Report
    • Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Size (FY’2023-FY’2033)
    • Overview of Global Floating Wind Turbine Market
    • Segmentation of Global Floating Wind Turbine Market By Foundation (Semi-submersible Foundation, Spar-buoy Foundation, Tension-leg platform (TLP) Foundation, Others)
    • Segmentation of Global Floating Wind Turbine Market By Turbine Capacity (Up to 1 MW, 1 MW-3 MW, 3 MW-5 MW, Above 5 MW)
    • Segmentation of Global Floating Wind Turbine Market By Application (Commercial, Industrial, Others)
    • Segmentation of Global Floating Wind Turbine Market By Water Depth (Deep Water, Shallow Water, Transitional water)
    • Statistical Snap of Global Floating Wind Turbine Market
    • Expansion Analysis of Global Floating Wind Turbine Market
    • Problems and Obstacles in Global Floating Wind Turbine Market
    • Competitive Landscape in the Global Floating Wind Turbine Market
    • Impact of COVID-19 and Demonetization on Global Floating Wind Turbine Market
    • Details on Current Investment in Global Floating Wind Turbine Market
    • Competitive Analysis of Global Floating Wind Turbine Market
    • Prominent Players in the Global Floating Wind Turbine Market
    • SWOT Analysis of Global Floating Wind Turbine Market
    • Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Future Outlook and Projections (FY’2023-FY’2033)
    • Recommendations from Analyst
    1. Introduction
    1.1. Scope of the report
    1.2. Market segment analysis

    2. Research Methodology
    2.1. Research data source
    2.1.1. Secondary Data
    2.1.2. Primary Data
    2.1.3. SPER’s internal database
    2.1.4. Premium insight from KOL’s
    2.2. Market size estimation
    2.2.1. Top-down and Bottom-up approach
    2.3. Data triangulation

    3. Executive Summary

    4. Market Dynamics
    4.1. Driver, Restraint, Opportunity and Challenges analysis
    4.1.1. Drivers
    4.1.2. Restraints
    4.1.3. Opportunities
    4.1.4. Challenges
    4.2. COVID-19 Impacts of the Global Floating Wind Turbine Market

    5. Market variable and outlook
    5.1. SWOT Analysis
    5.1.1. Strengths
    5.1.2. Weaknesses
    5.1.3. Opportunities
    5.1.4. Threats
    5.2. PESTEL Analysis
    5.2.1. Political Landscape
    5.2.2. Economic Landscape
    5.2.3. Social Landscape
    5.2.4. Technological Landscape
    5.2.5. Environmental Landscape
    5.2.6. Legal Landscape
    5.3. PORTER’s Five Forces 
    5.3.1. Bargaining power of suppliers
    5.3.2. Bargaining power of buyers
    5.3.3. Threat of Substitute
    5.3.4. Threat of new entrant
    5.3.5. Competitive rivalry
    5.4. Heat Map Analysis

    6. Competitive Landscape
    6.1. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Manufacturing Base Distribution, Sales Area, Product Type 
    6.2. Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnerships, Product Launch, and Collaboration in Global Floating Wind Turbine Market

    7. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market, By Foundation (USD Million)
    7.1. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Value Share and Forecast, By Foundation, 2023-2033 
    7.2. Semi-submersible Foundation
    7.3. Spar-buoy Foundation
    7.4. Tension-leg platform (TLP) Foundation
    7.5. Others

    8. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market, By Turbine Capacity (USD Million)
    8.1. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Value Share and Forecast, By Turbine Capacity, 2023-2033
    8.2. Up to 1 MW
    8.3. 1 MW-3 MW
    8.4. 3 MW-5 MW
    8.5. Above 5 MW

    9. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market, By Application (USD Million)
    9.1. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Value Share and Forecast, By Application, 2023-2033
    9.2. Commercial
    9.3. Industrial
    9.4. Others

    10. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market, By Water Depth (USD Million)
    10.1. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Value Share and Forecast, By Water Depth, 2023-2033
    10.2. Deep Water
    10.3. Shallow Water
    10.4. Transitional water

    11. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Forecast, 2019-2033 (USD Million)
    11.1. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Size and Market Share

    12. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market, By Foundation, 2019-2033 (USD Million)
    12.1. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Size and Market Share By Foundation (2019-2026)
    12.2. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Size and Market Share By Foundation (2027-2033)

    13. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market, By Turbine Capacity, 2019-2033 (USD Million)
    13.1. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Size and Market Share By Turbine Capacity (2019-2026)
    13.2. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Size and Market Share By Turbine Capacity (2027-2033)

    14. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market, By Application, 2019-2033 (USD Million)
    14.1. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Size and Market Share By Application (2019-2026)
    14.2. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Size and Market Share By Application (2027-2033)

    15. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market, By Water Depth, 2019-2033 (USD Million)
    15.1. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Size and Market Share By Water Depth (2019-2026)
    15.2. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Size and Market Share By Water Depth (2027-2033)

    16. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market, By Region, 2019-2033 (USD Million)
    16.1. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Size and Market Share By Region (2019-2026)
    16.2. Global Floating Wind Turbine Market Size and Market Share By Region (2027-2033)
    16.3. Asia-Pacific
    16.3.1. Australia
    16.3.2. China
    16.3.3. India
    16.3.4. Japan
    16.3.5. South Korea
    16.3.6. Rest of Asia-Pacific
    16.4. Europe
    16.4.1. France
    16.4.2. Germany
    16.4.3. Italy
    16.4.4. Spain
    16.4.5. United Kingdom
    16.4.6. Rest of Europe
    16.5. Middle East and Africa
    16.5.1. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 
    16.5.2. United Arab Emirates
    16.5.3. Rest of Middle East & Africa
    16.6. North America
    16.6.1. Canada
    16.6.2. Mexico
    16.6.3. United States
    16.7. Latin America
    16.7.1. Argentina
    16.7.2. Brazil
    16.7.3. Rest of Latin America

    17. Company Profile
    17.1. General Electric (U.S.)
    17.1.1. Company details
    17.1.2. Financial outlook
    17.1.3. Product summary 
    17.1.4. Recent developments
    17.2. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (Denmark)
    17.2.1. Company details
    17.2.2. Financial outlook
    17.2.3. Product summary 
    17.2.4. Recent developments
    17.3. Siemens Gamesa Renewable (Spain)
    17.3.1. Company details
    17.3.2. Financial outlook
    17.3.3. Product summary 
    17.3.4. Recent developments
    17.4. Goldwind (China)
    17.4.1. Company details
    17.4.2. Financial outlook
    17.4.3. Product summary 
    17.4.4. Recent developments
    17.5. Shanghai Electric (China)
    17.5.1. Company details
    17.5.2. Financial outlook
    17.5.3. Product summary 
    17.5.4. Recent developments
    17.6. ABB Group (Switzerland)
    17.6.1. Company details
    17.6.2. Financial outlook
    17.6.3. Product summary 
    17.6.4. Recent developments
    17.7. Doosan Corporation (South Korea)
    17.7.1. Company details
    17.7.2. Financial outlook
    17.7.3. Product summary 
    17.7.4. Recent developments
    17.8. Hitachi Ltd. (Japan)
    17.8.1. Company details
    17.8.2. Financial outlook
    17.8.3. Product summary 
    17.8.4. Recent developments
    17.9. Nordex SE (Germany)
    17.9.1. Company details
    17.9.2. Financial outlook
    17.9.3. Product summary 
    17.9.4. Recent developments
    17.10. EEW Group (Germany)
    17.10.1. Company details
    17.10.2. Financial outlook
    17.10.3. Product summary 
    17.10.4. Recent developments
    17.11. Nexans (France)
    17.11.1. Company details
    17.11.2. Financial outlook
    17.11.3. Product summary 
    17.11.4. Recent developments
    17.12. DEME (Belgium)
    17.12.1. Company details
    17.12.2. Financial outlook
    17.12.3. Product summary 
    17.12.4. Recent developments
    17.13. Suzlon Energy Limited (India)
    17.13.1. Company details
    17.13.2. Financial outlook
    17.13.3. Product summary 
    17.13.4. Recent developments
    17.14. Ming Yang Smart Energy Group Co (China)
    17.14.1. Company details
    17.14.2. Financial outlook
    17.14.3. Product summary 
    17.14.4. Recent developments
    17.15. Envision Energy (China)
    17.15.1. Company details
    17.15.2. Financial outlook
    17.15.3. Product summary 
    17.15.4. Recent developments
    17.16. Rockwell Automation Inc., (U.S.)
    17.16.1. Company details
    17.16.2. Financial outlook
    17.16.3. Product summary 
    17.16.4. Recent developments
    17.17. Hyundai Motor Company (South Korea)
    17.17.1. Company details
    17.17.2. Financial outlook
    17.17.3. Product summary 
    17.17.4. Recent developments
    17.18. Schneider Electric (France)
    17.18.1. Company details
    17.18.2. Financial outlook
    17.18.3. Product summary 
    17.18.4. Recent developments
    17.19. Others

    18. List of Abbreviations

    19. Reference Links

    20. Conclusion

    21. Research Scope

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    Frequently Asked Questions About This Report
    The North America is anticipated to have the highest market share in the Floating Wind Turbine Market.
    Floating Wind Turbine Market size is USD 167.39 billion from 2023 to 2033.
    Floating Wind Turbine Market Segment is covered By Foundation, By Turbine Capacity, By Application, By Water Depth.
    Floating Wind Turbine Market CAGR of 32.74% during the forecast period.
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    The key players in the market include Companies Covered General Electric (U.S.), MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (Denmark), Siemens Gamesa Renewable (Spain), Goldwind (China), Shanghai Electric (China), ABB Group (Switzerland), Doosan Corporation (South Korea).
    The platform anchors the turbine to the seabed, while the tower supports it at an elevated position, capturing stronger, more consistent winds. The wind turbine generates electricity through spinning rotor blades and a generator, which converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.
    Floating Wind Turbine Market is projected to reach USD 167.39 billion by 2033, growing at a CAGR of 32.74% during the forecast period.
    Floating Wind Turbine Market grew in market size from 2022. The Market is expected to reach USD 167.39 billion by 2033, at a CAGR of 32.74% during the forecast period.
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