Wind energy – Belgium
The Belgian government expands the capacity of Belgian offshore wind farms to 5.8 gigawatts by 2030.
Minister of Energy Tinne Van der Straeten said: “We are almost tripling our capacity to a total of 5.8 GW, accounting for 25 percent of the total electricity production. This is how we turn our North Sea into a sustainable energy plant.”
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the North Sea Vincent Van Quickenborne: “By installing the most powerful wind turbines in the world in the Princess Elisabeth zone, we can greatly increase capacity,’ Belgium will once again be an offshore pioneer worldwide.”