North Sea: Denmark is looking for an alternative to warm up its cold winter

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Denmark was the first country in the world to set up an offshore wind farm in 1991.

These are mega-constructions consisting of arrays of wind turbines, which will be placed on a kind of artificial island and which, according to plans, will allow Denmark to produce more energy than any other wind. farm in the world. . This northern European country also wants to end Russia’s gas dependence.

It is considered the largest construction project in Danish history, with an estimated cost of $ 34 billion.

It was supposed to be completed by 2030, but after Russia began invading Ukraine, the Danish government announced that it was looking to quickly track its completion as a European alternative to Russians oil and gas.

“Denmark and Europe must be freed from Russia’s fossil fuels as soon as possible,” Dan Jørgensen, Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities, said in a statement.

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