Press release

Danish Prime Minister will host a Leaders’ Summit on offshore wind in the North Sea

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The Danish Prime Minister will host the President og the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen; the German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz; Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte and Prime Minister of Belgium, Alexander De Croo at a North Sea Summit on offshore wind in Esbjerg on Wednesday 18 May.  

The North Sea Summit will focus on the central role offshore wind will play in phasing out fossil fuels in the EU and how the North Sea can become a green powerhouse for Europe. At the summit the heads of state and the Commission President will adopt a common vision for deploying offshore wind and related infrastructure in the North Sea. The EU’s energy commissioner and ministers for climate and energy from the respective member states will meet in Esbjerg on the same day with the aim of strengthening regional cooperation.

During the summit a press conference will be held with the heads of government and the President of the Commission at Esbjerg Harbour.

Accreditation through from Wednesday 11 May.

For further details contact: The Press Office at the Prime Minister’s Office +45 29 10 88 25.