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  • 18 December 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Energy Islands, Grid Connection, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) is establishing a new bidding zone that will enter into force with the commissioning of Bornholm Energy Island, the agency announced on 18 December. The bidding zone is being established based on a structural congestion identified by Energinet, the Danish transmission system operator (TSO), in the electricity transmission grid that […]

  • 14 May 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Energy Islands, Grid Connection, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has revealed its Plan for Program Bornholm Energy Island, outlining the framework for the future energy island at Bornholm and the adjacent coastal areas. The project is planned to consist of an offshore wind farm south of Bornholm with a 3.8 GW capacity as well as high-voltage installations on Bornholm […]

  • 30 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Energy Islands, Equipment, Grid Connection, Supply Chain

    Danish and German transmission system operators (TSOs) Energinet and 50Hertz have started the tendering process for the delivery of HVDC equipment and cables for the joint project, Bornholm Energy Island. HDVC equipment for the stations in Germany and Denmark will be tendered as one joint contract which has been sent to prequalified vendors today, Energinet […]

  • 15 January 2024
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) is doing one last check with the market before launching the offshore wind tenders for at least 6 GW of capacity that would be installed by 2030 across several sites, starting with the first auction this Spring. On 12 January, the DEA published revised draft tender documents for a follow-up […]

  • 5 December 2023
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm is now supplying its full capacity to the German electricity transmission grid, according to the transmission system operator (TSO) 50Hertz. 50Hertz built the submarine and onshore cable connection to the Lubmin substation and worked with the wind farm operator Parkwind to construct the offshore platform. Parkwind’s 257 MW […]

  • 9 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Supply Chain

    German offshore transmission system operator (TSO) 50Hertz Offshore GmbH has issued a contract notice for the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of the 2 GW HVDC offshore platform and converter system for the Ostwind 4 grid connection project. The scope consists of the respective complete substructure and topside of the offshore platform and the […]

  • 27 October 2023
    Energy Islands, Grid Connection, Infrastructure

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has opened consultations on an amended electricity market bidding zone configuration around Bornholm Energy Island. This move follows after the Danish transmission system operator (TSO), Energinet, identified a structural congestion in the electricity transmission network that connects Bornholm Energy Island to Zealand and Germany. Following the identification of the structural […]

  • 24 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    The Danish Energy Agency has tasked Energinet with undertaking site conditions assessments for the development of five future offshore wind farm areas within the Danish EEZ, namely North Sea I, Hesselø South, Kriegers Flak II North, Kriegers Flak II South, and Kattegat. The metocean conditions assessment will result in a report for each area, which […]

  • 27 September 2023
    Energy Islands, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms

    Energinet and 50Hertz plan to establish a Supplier Qualification System (SQS) for the procurement of high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter substations with the SQS mainly intended for interconnector and offshore wind-related projects such as the Bornholm Energy Island project. The scope of work of the supplier may cover development, design, engineering, relevant studies and reports, […]

  • 29 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Cables, Energy Islands, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Onshore Infrastructure, Supply Chain

    German transmission system operator (TSO) 50Hertz has awarded several contracts to power cable manufacturers NKT and Prysmian. Valued at around EUR 4.6 billion in total, the contracts include offshore wind farm export cables, onshore energy connections, and interconnection for an energy island. NKT and Prysmian secured the orders following the tender procedure that 50Hertz launched […]

  • 15 September 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Andel and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) will form a consortium to cooperate on two tenders for offshore wind farms in Denmark, namely the Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm in Kattegat north of Zealand and Kriegers Flak II in the Baltic Sea. The Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities revealed plans to auction off 9 GW […]

  • 7 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates

    Two offshore survey campaigns have been completed for SSE Renewables’ Arklow Bank Wind Park II offshore wind farm in Ireland. The surveys took place over an eight-week period during July and August. According to SSE Renewables, the surveys were completed on schedule despite unsettled weather conditions experienced over the last couple of months and were […]

  • 2 June 2023
    Authorities

    German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Robert Habeck, and Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities, Lars Aagaard, have signed an agreement for the Bornholm Energy Island in the Baltic Sea. This is the first legally binding cooperation agreement in Europe on a joint offshore energy project under the EU Renewable Energy Directive. The new […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 August 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark will increase the planned offshore wind capacity at the Bornholm Energy Island from 2 GW to 3 GW and enable the transfer of electricity to the German grid, with two political agreements now in place to make that happen. The Danish government started exploring the possibility to raise the offshore wind capacity at its […]

  • 31 May 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    After announcing plans to put 9 GW of new offshore wind capacity out to tender by the end of 2023 earlier this year, on 30 May, the Danish government entered into an agreement with a broad majority of parties that secures the framework for the upcoming auctions. The political agreement has been signed on tender […]

  • 24 June 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Denmark-based Port of Roenne has announced a new study that will investigate the possibility of using renewable energy from the upcoming Bornholm Energy Island in the Baltic Sea, to produce green fuels on Bornholm. The study will be led by Port of Roenne and will include a number of local and national partners such as […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency and Energinet have invited potential tenderers and relevant industry associations to participate in a market dialogue concerning the upcoming procurements related to the Bornholm Energy Island offshore wind farm and other future wind farms. Denmark is currently in the process of establishing two energy islands, one in the North Sea, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    RTE international (RTEi) has been entrusted with the modelling and simulation requirements and the specifications to de-risk the multi-vendor multi-terminal high voltage direct current (HVDC) functionalities for the Bornholm Energy Island (BEI) project in Denmark. Planned by the Danish and the German TSOs, Energinet and 50Hertz, BEI will be set up in the Baltic Sea by […]

  • 30 June 2021
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 5 May 2023
    Grid Connection

    Energinet and 50Hertz have issued a periodic indicative notice to carry out a market investigation on the planned procurement of cable systems regarding the Bornholm Energy Island (BEI) project for establishing the required cable connections from/to Bornholm. This market investigation is a process that aims at the interaction between employers and potential suppliers prior to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Energinet has awarded RTE International and TransGrid Solutions with contracts for consultative engineering and construction services for the Baltic Sea Energy Island project in Denmark. The tender was issued for consultancy services regarding technical requirements to improve multi-vendor multi-terminal high-voltage direct current (HVDC) interoperability for the Baltic Sea Energy Island project. The tendered contract was […]

  • 1 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contribution, Wind Farm Update

    Several private, state and municipal organisations have formed a partnership, called Baltic Energy Island, on Bornholm with the goal of creating a global hub for green energy innovation, testing, and business development. The partnership includes the leading offshore wind developer Ørsted, wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa, the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Energinet, Bornholm’s Regional […]