Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Belgium Plans Off-Shore Renewable Energy Island


Whilst we get to explore many new innovations in the world of commercial energy production, we don’t get to use the term ‘donut-shaped’ very often – but that’s about to change thanks to a large-scale project being planned in Belgium. Announced earlier this week in Zeebrugge, Belgian ministers revealed their plans to build a dual-purpose energy ‘island’ off the coast of the North Sea. It’s purpose? To serve as a pumped-storage hydroelectricity facility for wind energy produced by wind farms both on land and off-shore.

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