IEA sees bigger role for offshore wind to meet climate goals

Offshore wind turbines
These wind turbines are manufactured by Danish compnay. Photo: Francis Dean/Corbis via Getty Images

The International Energy Agency sees a growing role for offshore wind worldwide — with growing investment needed — in a future low-carbon energy mix that meets the goals of the Paris climate deal.

Why it matters: Right now, offshore wind provides just 0.2% of global power.