In Bornholm 75% of the energy produced comes from renenwable sources. This contributes to the island’s position as a living laboratory for sustainable societies.
TO STAY AHEAD YOU HAVE TO WAKE UP EARLY. BORNHOLM IS THE FIRST PLACE IN DENMARK THAT SEES THE SUNRISE – THIS LEAP AHEAD SYMBOLISES OUR CORE IDEA AND VISION OF BECOMING A 100% GREEN AND SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY BY 2025. METTE TIENSUU, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS MANAGER, BRIGHT GREEN ISLAND
THE IDEA BEHIND Bright Green Island, Bornholm is a 588 km2 living laboratory showing solutions and initiatives that can create a sustainable society today. The island has deployed a long range of solutions that together show how some of the world’s energy and sustainability challenges can be addressed while benefitting the local community. With its holistic approach to sustainability, Green Solution House will contribute further to making Bornholm the go-to-place for inspiration on how to implement sustainability in communities. Technology plays a central role in making Bornholm’s energy supply renewable and more efficient. But Bright Green Island is more than just technology. It is a mind-set anchored with large parts of the island’s population that is dedicated to implementing sustainability in all aspects of life. As such, Bornholm provides unique opportunities for others to learn how solutions and new approaches to sustainability can be implemented and scaled.
Published on Jun 9, 2013