19 May 2022
The Esbjerg Offshore Wind Declaration
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen participated in an Offshore Wind Summit in the Port of Esbjerg (Denmark) with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. In a joint declaration they highlighted the role of home-grown North Sea offshore wind in strengthening the EU’s energy security. They pledged to expand the combined North Sea offshore wind capacity of the four countries to 65 GW by 2030 and 150 GW by 2050.
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