Business - 21/March/2018

Electrification instead of interconnectors

This interview with Ole Bigum, head of operations at K2 management, a Danish consultancy providing engineering services for developers of wind and solar power, is part of a series of interviews that FORESIGHT will publish ahead of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM9) and Nordic Clean Energy Week (NCEW), which will take place in Copenhagen and Malmo in May 2018.

Ole Bigum, head of operations at K2 management, a Danish consultancy providing engineering services for developers of wind and solar power, is getting impatient. He believes that major power system interconnections are getting far too much attention and that ministers and businesses need to focus much more on electrification to speed up the transition to a decarbonised energy economy. ...

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