The Faroe Islands are located between Norway and Iceland. Its 50 000 inhabitants have traditionally relied on expensive diesel generators, but plans are afoot to tap local resources in a smart and zero-emission energy system using wind, hydro, solar, tidal, pumped storage and batteries.

The Åland Islands rely on imported electricity from Sweden, but look to become a demonstration zone for a 100% renewable energy system. This will be based on distributed generation and flexibility, together with innovative market designs for energy and energy services.

Greenland aims to achieve a 100% renewable heat and power supply for its 55 000 residents by 2024, primarily by tapping its significant hydropower potential.

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