Clean Energy with a Price Tag Germany's Dream of Offshore Wind Farms Gets Expensive

Construction of offshore wind farms off Germany's northern coast in the North and Baltic Seas has faced significant delays, even as the country's utility companies tackle one project after another abroad. Things have fallen so far behind that government officials are happy to see anything happen at all.
Von Frank Dohmen und Christian Schwägerl
Technicians inspect the Alpha Ventus wind farm near the German North Sea island of Borkum. The 12 wind turbines are intended to provide electricity for 50,000 households.

Technicians inspect the Alpha Ventus wind farm near the German North Sea island of Borkum. The 12 wind turbines are intended to provide electricity for 50,000 households.

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan