Denmark wants to build the world's first 'energy island'

The island would initially be the size of 18 football fields, with electricity harvested in gigantic offshore wind turbines around it. PHOTO: COWI CONSULTING GROUP
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COPENHAGEN - Denmark is planning to build the world's first artificial "energy island" which will produce enough electricity to meet the needs of its entire population and to supply to neighbouring Germany.

Located some 100km from the Danish coast, in the middle of the North Sea, the island would initially be the size of 18 football fields, with electricity harvested in gigantic offshore wind turbines around the island.

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