Middelgrunden Windfarm, Denmark

Part of the GRC EU Climate Innovations Study Tour, participants visited to Middelgrunden Windfarm, Denmark.  Middelgrunden is a 40 MW offshore wind farm located 3.5 kilometers east of the Copenhagen harbor. The wind farm includes 20 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 2 MW, and produces electricity for more than 40,000 households in the city.

The boat trip to Middelgrunden began  with an introduction to DONG Energy’s wind power business by Morten Melin, Vice President of EPC Management at DONG Energy, which was followed by a briefing on Denmark’s Energy Policy by Jesper Pedersen, Head of Section at Danish Energy Agency’s Center for Global Cooperation. Thomas Brostrøm, General Manager at DONG Energy North America also provides an overview of DONG Energy’s wind development activities in Massachusetts.

Presentations include:

How Denmark Became a Frontrunner in Offshore Wind

An Introduction to Dong Energy

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