Offshore wind project costing up to €37bn will be country’s biggest infrastructure investment. Denmark plans to build two giant “energy islands” as part of the world’s most ambitious offshore wind project, as the Scandinavian country increases its green programme in the face of the coronavirus crisis. The project, which will cost up to €37bn, will be the “biggest single infrastructure investment in the history” of Denmark, climate minister Dan Jorgensen told the Financial Times. “For us it is a new paradigm.” The offshore wind project was the centrepiece of a new climate package unveiled on Wednesday by the Danish government that aims to cut the country’s emissions by 70 per cent within a decade. Mr Jorgensen said the pandemic had only increased the government’s determination to boost green investments, adding that the climate plan would create thousands of jobs. Financial Times

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