The €1.5 bn Plan to Build an Artificial Island for Offshore Wind
Posted by Charles Decuir on February 28, 2018 12:00 PM EST
Right now, it’s merely a sandbank. A stretch of shallow water with high wind speeds in the heart of the North Sea. But if it’s up to TenneT, the Dutch-German Transmission System Operator, Dogger Bank will be transformed into an 6 km2 artificial island, a hub connecting all future wind farms in the North Sea by 2050. Its scale dwarfs current offshore sites.