North Sea countries vow closer cooperation on offshore wind

Euractiv | Jul 7, 2020 at 10:26 AM
  • Ministers of the North Seas countries have called for an EU framework to tackle barriers to the deployment of multinational “hybrid” offshore wind energy projects.
  • Energy Ministers from Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Germany and the European Commission met by videoconference on 6 July 2020 under the German Presidency of the North Seas Energy Cooperation.
  • At the meeting, EU energy Commissioner Kadri Simson discussed how to reinforce offshore wind energy cooperation, and outlined the Commission’s plans for an offshore wind strategy, due to be published in the autumn.