European countries pledge huge expansion of North Sea wind farms

Nine countries sign declaration to turn North Sea into ‘Europe’s biggest green power plant’

Nine European countries have pledged to multiply the capacity of offshore wind farms in the North Sea by eight times current levels before 2050, turning it into what Belgium’s energy minister called “Europe’s biggest green power plant”.

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, the German chancellor, Olaf Scholz, and the European Commission chief, Ursula von der Leyen, signed the declaration on Monday with the prime ministers of Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Denmark and Luxembourg.

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European countries pledge huge expansion of North Sea wind farms

Nine countries sign declaration to turn North Sea into ‘Europe’s biggest green power plant’

Nine European countries have pledged to multiply the capacity of offshore wind farms in the North Sea by eight times current levels before 2050, turning it into what Belgium’s energy minister called “Europe’s biggest green power plant”.

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, the German chancellor, Olaf Scholz, and the European Commission chief, Ursula von der Leyen, signed the declaration on Monday with the prime ministers of Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Denmark and Luxembourg.

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