Belgium and Norway ink energy deal


Belgium/Norway – The Belgian Prime Minister, Alexander De Croo, and his Norwegian counterpart, Jonas Gahr Støre, signed a deal on renewable energy that they both agreed to.

Belgium and Norway will work together on things like offshore wind, hydrogen, and carbon capture and storage.

Renewable energy

The agreement is meant to make it easier for people to share their knowledge and technology with each other. All of these are things that happen in the field of renewable energy, like hydrogen and CO2. As a second goal, it wants to connect the two countries better when it comes to electricity, too.

Norway and Belgium are perfect for each other because they both have a lot of energy. Belgium is a long way ahead of Norway when it comes to developing offshore wind power, but there is still a lot of wind power there that can be used.

In addition, Norway is working on ways to capture and store CO2 emissions from different industrial processes. Regardinghydrogen development, there will be the first federal hydrogen strategy in October 2021. It wants to make Belgium an import and transit point for green hydrogen, as well as make Belgium a leader in hydrogen technology.