As per a recent reports by the BBC January 4th, this island may be built in the North Sea to power six European countries including Britain and Germany. The 2.3 square mile (6 square km) island is part of “ambitious plans for a huge new offshore energy project”. The island will be surrounded by fields of offshore wind turbines and its own airstrip and harbor. The cost of this projects is over £1.3 billion ($1.75 billion). Original planned by energy companies from Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany. Other energy companies and industrial partners, who together will pay for the project, might join soon. “Siemens, which has a large wind turbine factory in Hull, called the proposal an “exciting and innovative idea”.
Welcome to Dogger Island: How ‘crazy’ artificial power island in the North Sea could supply renewable energy to 80 million people in Europe by 2050