Author: Jesper Berggreen

Photo courtesy of Energinet. Viking Link cable pulled ashore on the west coast of Jutland

Viking Link — World’s Longest HVDC Cable Connecting UK & Scandinavia Now Online

The world’s longest electricity cable connection, Viking Link, began pushing electrons from Denmark directly to the UK last week. The DKK 13 billion ($1.92 billion) investment has been almost 4 years in the making and is the first physical connection between the two otherwise completely separate energy systems. Viking Link … [continued]

Photo by Jesper Berggreen. Inspecting the giant wind turbine test site at Østerild, Denmark 2020.

Vestas May Expand Even Faster Onshore By Not Aiming For Even Bigger Wind Turbines

A couple of years ago when I visited the gigantic wind turbine test site at Østerild in northern Denmark, I wondered how big these things would end up being. It seems the efficiency limit is about to be within reach, and while this may not be the case in technical … [continued]