The Explorer: Enormous potential in floating solar

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The Explorer: Enormous potential in floating solar


Category: Energy

Floating solar is on the rise. With Norway’s extensive experience and history from the maritime, offshore and energy industries, the country is well equipped to lead technological development in this segment.

The world’s demand for electricity will double by 2050. At the same time, the share of fossil energy in the energy mix must be reduced. According to the classification society DNV GL, 70 per cent of electricity demand will have to be covered by solar and wind power if we are to achieve the targets of the Paris Agreement.

“At present, solar energy only covers a small percentage of this demand. There is enormous potential here, and it is important to me that Norway participates in this growth,” says Inger Strand.

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Source: The Explorer

Published: May 9, 2019