Floating wind power could swiftly take up a leading role in the energy production mix of many national markets, with a new report from the World Bank spotlighting Brazil, India, Morocco, the Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey and Vietnam as having the potential to add over 2TW in the global fleet in the coming decades.

The report, Going Global: Expanding Offshore Wind in Emerging Markets , which scoped out areas within 200 km (124 miles) of each of the six countries’ coastlines using data from World Bank’s Global