Innovative Farming: OWF Norther Gets First Offshore Seaweed Farm in the World

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Belgian offshore wind farm Norther is taking part in a unique project to grow seaweed on a large scale in the North Sea.

Official Press Release Norther:

Norther gets first offshore seaweed farm in the world

Consortium wants to grow seaweed on a large scale in offshore wind farm

Norther, the Belgian wind farm on the North Sea, is taking part in a unique project to grow seaweed on a large scale. The consortium “Wier & Wind” starts a pilot project to grow seaweed among Norther’s wind turbines. This is a world first. The production system will be installed at the end of this year. The first harvest is scheduled for April-May next year. For Norther, this fits perfectly into its strategy of sustainability. The Belgian-Dutch consortium “Wier & Wind” will test in the next 2 years whether seaweed can be grown on a large scale in the offshore wind farm Norther. It is true that many small seaweed growers have already started in recent years,... ... More: Official Press Release Norther

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