Wind power expansion – Coming soon to Iceland
In Iceland, a stiff breeze blows almost all day – yet there are hardly any wind turbines. That could soon change. Energy Minister Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson has set up a task force to clear the way for wind energy.
The energy transition’s missing link? – A subsea solution for “dark lulls”
Representing an important milestone in the energy transition, the 623 km NordLink submarine cable recently went into operation to transport green electricity from Germany to Norway and back.
Together towards the energy transition – Cross-border alliances to boost offshore wind
Europewide, there is a growing desire for an energy transition, as many nations increase their onshore and offshore wind energy resources. But why are countries making decisions independently when the EU offers incentives for cross-border collaboration? This article reveals three projects, which show how international teamwork can look.
The global race to green – The world on course for carbon neutrality?
Boris Johnson has ambitious plans to supply every home in the UK with offshore wind energy by 2030 – at an estimated cost of 50 billion pounds (55.8 billion euros). Meanwhile, Denmark is equally determined to become climate-neutral by 2040. But what is going on outside of Europe?