Dong head of UK project development Jesper Holst said :"The challenge the UK faces is we have been developing offshore for five years now in relatively benign environments, relatively shallow water. But it's facing and increased complexity further offshore and in deeper water, new transmission technology, new foundation technology."
Vestas director UK government relations Matthew Delany said: "The massive plans the UK and the likes of Germany are developing are going to need a lot of finance... Also in the UK the EMR has created some uncertainty among developers that we are monitoring."
Areva director UK wind Julian Brown said: "There needs to be a environment where there is confidence for investment. For developers because the market is sound."