Denmark to Start Construction Of “Energy Islands” in the North Sea

Denmark’s government greenlighted the  $34 billion)man-made energy island project and hundreds of offshore windmills to achieve climate neutrality by 2050.

“The energy hub in the North Sea will be the largest construction project in Danish history. It will make a big contribution to the realization of the enormous potential for European offshore wind,” said Danish Climate Minister Dan Joergensen.

It is reportedly the biggest in Danish history and would be able to power millions of households by 2033, its expected finishing date.

The island will rise 80 kilometers off Denmark’s western coast, in the North Sea with three high sea walls and a dock for service vessels at the fourth.

The government would only have a 51% stake in the island while the rest would be shouldered by the private sector.

The Danish government has also planned a second energy island in the Baltic Sea.

The start date for the construction and the other stakeholders for the project has not yet been announced. 

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