COP26 the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow 2021

The North Sea as a springboard for the green transition

NorthWind centre director and SINTEF Chief Scientist John Olav Tande was in Glasgow for the UN Climate Summit COP26. He spoke at the event The North Sea as a springboard for the green transition, which gathered leading scientists from four major environmental research centres, as well as representatives from the industry and politicians.

Tande spoke about the potential for offshore wind to become a major contributor to the EU’s energy needs, and about the research challenges that must be solved to achieve this potential. He also underlined the importance for more international collaboration in offshore wind research and innovation.

You can read his speech in the following here: The time is now for the EU to invest in offshore wind research.

NorthWind research centre director John Olav Tande, speaking at the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow.
NorthWind research centre director John Olav Tande, speaking at the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow.