Stay tuned for Aegir Wavelength's first installment: North Sea 3.0 - Gigascale offshore wind, power-to-X, and the coming ocean energy transition
Northern European nations' have ambitions to have over 250GW of offshore wind power flowing by 2050, up from some 35GW today. It’s an historic challenge. Not least as construction of such a vast fleet of turbines and associated industrial infrastructure will rely heavily on finding the right balance of green 'electrons and molecules' to fuel the low-carbon industrial transformation now gathering pace at sea and on land.
“The North Sea has focused on a single energy form since the late-1960s, starting with offshore oil & gas production before moving on to offshore wind in the 1990s. North Sea 3.0 is standing on the shoulders of both these energy production hubs with the introduction of power-to-X, carbon capture and storage, and system integration,” said Aegir CEO Scott Urquart. “The North Sea will be a beast with many heads, and it will need innovative infrastructure solutions to transport the new energy forms and the significantly increased volumes of offshore wind.”
Join Aegir Chief Executive Editor Darius Snieckus and Aegir head of research Maria Holm Bohsen for a high-level discussion with Equinor SVP for renewables in Europe, Trine Borum Bojsen, about the next chapter in the northern seas energy adventure.
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