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  • 14 March 2022
    Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet has started onshore field investigations for the Bornholm Energy Island on both Zealand and on Bornholm, and is also working on ensuring that consumers on Bornholm can tap into the energy island’s electricity. At the beginning of this month, Energinet said it was ready to design the future high-voltage […]

  • 23 November 2021
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The Danish Minister of Climate, Energy and Utilities, Dan Jørgensen, and the Belgian Minister of Energy, Tinne van der Straeten, have signed a formal political Memorandum of Agreement to establish an offshore grid connection between Denmark and Germany including the Danish energy island in the North Sea. Andreas Feicht, Head of Secretary at the German […]

  • 6 December 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The government of Denmark and several political parties have agreed to add up to 3 GW of new offshore wind capacity to be developed before 2030 as part of the Finance Act 2022. According to the green sub-agreement to the Finance Act 2022, 2 GW of offshore wind capacity must be offered for development before […]

  • 8 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro has won two geotechnical site investigation contracts with Energinet for Denmark’s proposed Energy Island project in the North Sea. The company will perform the preliminary geotechnical site investigation for the Energy Island and the adjacent offshore wind farm zone to obtain geo-data, which will be used to prepare an integrated geological and geotechnical soil […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a contract notice for the provision of integrated geological models for offshore wind farms related to the Energy Island projects. Denmark plans to build an artificial Energy Island in the North Sea and another Energy Island on the existing Bornholm Island in the Baltic Sea. The North Sea […]

  • 13 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) is preparing to issue a call for tenders for technical advice and assistance related to the establishment of the North Sea Energy Island on or around 18 May. The agency already has a framework agreement with a technical advisor which is expected to be completed by the end of this year and […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Denmark’s Energinet has awarded MMT with a contract to carry out cable route surveys at the planned energy island in the Baltic Sea and associated offshore wind projects. The Energy Island, located on the island of Bornholm, some 15 kilometres offshore, will connect Germany and Denmark to an offshore hub with around 2 GW of […]

  • 20 April 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Industry, R&D, Technology

    The Danish government has begun preparations for the development of new energy islands in an effort to secure the country’s and Europe’s independence from Russian fossil fuels. According to Denmark’s Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has left the EU in a new geopolitical situation and the need for sustainable solutions […]

  • 14 October 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities has requested Energinet to expand the current feasibility study areas at the Bornholm Energy Island site in the Baltic Sea, which could allow for installing 1 GW of offshore wind capacity more and also be the new place where the Hesselø project could be built. The new […]

  • 1 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Belgian electricity transmission operator Elia Group has approved the establishment of a new subsidiary, WindGrid, which will focus on the international market for offshore grid infrastructure. According to Elia Group, WindGrid is a logical step in its expansion since Europe and other markets are expected to make substantial investments in the offshore grid and renewable […]

  • 3 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    German electricity transmission system operator (TSO), 50Hertz, will increase investments in the infrastructure required for the transport of renewable energies, with one of the focus areas being grid connections for large offshore wind farms in the Baltic and the North Seas. 50Hertz said it wanted to boost the connection capacity for offshore wind farms from […]

  • 20 September 2021
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has awarded Fugro Norway AS a floating measurements contract for the Energy Islands and offshore wind farms in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. Under the contract, which is divided into four Lots, two for works in the North Sea and two for works in the Baltic Sea, Fugro […]

  • 1 September 2021
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Denmark’s Gottlieb Paludan Architects has aided water construction experts from DHI A/S in developing a concept for the construction of energy islands said to have the smallest possible negative impact on the surrounding marine environment. Based on parallel development of construction methods and design, as well as interdisciplinary collaboration, Gottlieb Paludan Architects and DHI A/S […]

  • 30 June 2021

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has given the green light to Energinet to start preliminary offshore investigations at the areas in the Baltic Sea where the country could build two offshore wind farms that would be connected to the planned energy island on Bornholm. Based on the permit from the DEA, Energinet will deploy survey […]

  • 12 August 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has awarded the assignment of conducting environmental studies at the energy islands to Niras and Rambøll. The two companies will, among other activities, map and study marine mammals, fish stocks, and birdlife at different times of the year until 2024. Niras will conduct environmental studies at the coming North Sea […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Grid Connection

    German transmission system operator (TSO) 50Hertz and Danish TSO Energinet have signed a Letter of Intent to collaborate on the Bornholm Energy Island project in the Baltic Sea. The Bornholm Energy Island would connect Germany and Denmark to an offshore hub with around 2,000 MW of wind power capacity that is planned on the island […]

  • 13 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has hired Ramboll to map and recommend possible submerged cable routes and landing locations for the export of power from the future energy island in the Baltic Sea to Denmark and an adjacent country. Denmark has recently approved the construction of two energy islands, in the Baltic and North Seas […]

  • 24 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Following the financial close on the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm, Vestas has secured a firm order for Parkwind’s first project in Germany, which will also be the first to use a new floating installation method to erect the wind turbines. Under the contract with Parkwind, Vestas will deliver 27 of its 9.5 MW […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Danish government is proposing to build two energy islands in the North and Baltic Seas by 2030 in its Climate Action Plan. The plan includes using the Bornholm island in the Baltic Sea as a 2 GW energy island, as well as establishing a 2 GW artificial energy island in the North Sea that […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Port of Roenne has welcomed Danish government’s plan to make the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea an energy island, facilitating the connection of 2 GW of offshore wind capacity. “We are pleased that Bornholm has been appointed by the Government to become an energy island, that a 2 GW offshore wind farm is […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish government has identified areas in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea suitable for the development of the energy island projects. Back in June, Denmark approved the development of the two energy islands, one in the North Sea and one in the Baltic Sea, with a combined capacity of 5 GW. Both energy […]

  • 5 June 2020

    Denmark has mapped out areas in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea suitable for the development of up to 18 GW of offshore wind capacity. COWI has, on behalf of the Danish Energy Agency, conducted ”a fine screening” of areas in Danish territorial waters to investigate the possibility of establishing both standalone offshore wind […]

  • 6 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The main phase of geotechnical surveys is beginning at the site of the planned Baltic Power offshore wind farm in the Polish Baltic Sea and along the project’s connection route. Twelve vessels will carry out the survey for about 12 to 16 weeks, depending on weather conditions, in the Baltic Sea. The scope of the […]

  • 31 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Energinet has issued a tender seeking floating lidar measurements for the areas where the Danish energy islands and accompanying offshore wind farms are set to be built. The tender is divided into four lots, with the first two concerning atmospheric and oceanographic measurements for project areas in the North Sea. The second two lots are […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark has given a go-ahead for the development of the energy islands, and the second of the three 1 GW offshore wind farms proposed in the Energy Agreement 2018. The 1 GW offshore wind project will be developed at the Hesselø zone in the Baltic Sea and is expected to be commissioned by 2027. The […]

  • 7 May 2021
    Technology, Vessels

    The first ship ever sailed to the future energy island in the Danish North Sea on Monday, 3 May. MMT’s Relume will undertake seabed mapping at the site which will ensure that the construction of the energy island and the hundreds of wind turbines takes place in a technically sustainable way, Energinet said. In the […]