COPENHAGEN--Denmark is known to many for its progressive architecture, functional design, and leadership in wind and renewable energy. (Not to mention its Michelin-starred Noma restaurant.) But given the country's green reputation, how much of Denmark's electricity would you suppose is provided by wind turbines? By renewable energy in general?
If you guessed 50 percent--or even 30 percent--you'd be wrong. And so was I--even after years of reading and writing about Denmark and its green technology.
Given my longtime intrigue with Denmark's progressive energy policy and stake in gas, oil, and wind power, I decided to visit … Read more