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  • 31 May 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has concluded that the Plan for the Thor offshore wind project can be realized in the dedicated site west of Thorsminde in the Danish North Sea without significant impacts to the environment. At the same time, the Danish Energy Agency has narrowed down the site for the wind farm from 440 […]

  • 10 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Akrocean has completed a one-year wind and meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) campaign for the Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark. The company retrieved its floating LiDAR from the project site in the Danish part of the North Sea earlier this summer and delivered wind and metocean data to the Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet. Energinet, […]

  • 24 June 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has published the final tender conditions for Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm – Thor. With the publication, all the basic elements of the tender are in place, and the bidders now have four months to prepare their final bids for the offshore wind farm. The deadline for submitting bids is 8 […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s transmission system operator Energinet has selected the UK marine survey specialist Gardline Ltd to carry out preliminary geotechnical investigations at the Hesselø offshore wind farm. The Hesselø offshore wind farm is located north of Sealand in Kattegat, in Hesselø Bay, at a distance of 30 kilometres from Sealand and around 20 kilometres from the […]

  • 25 June 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has paused the tendering procedure for the Hesselø offshore wind farm to allow more time for the analysis of the results of preliminary seabed studies. The tender was paused after the analysis of Energinet’s preliminary seabed surveys identified soft clay bottoms in large parts of the designated area, especially in the […]

  • 29 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish government and the parties to the Climate Agreement have agreed on a subsidy scheme for the Hesselø offshore wind farm. To a large extent, the subsidy scheme for Hesselø is similar to the subsidy scheme decided for the Thor offshore wind farm which was based on the recommendations from The Danish Council on […]

  • 29 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    Aker Offshore Wind and Hexicon have entered into an agreement to together explore floating wind opportunities offshore Sweden. The companies intend to establish a 50-50 joint venture with an ambition to realize multiple Swedish projects with a combined capacity of several gigawatts. Aker Offshore Wind and Hexicon plan to explore a range of opportunities to […]

  • 21 June 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Hexicon has completed a model test of its two-turbine floating wind platform at the MARIN testing centre in the Netherlands. The testing was part of the design work for the company’s demonstration project TwinWay, which will see the floating wind platform installed at Metcentre in Norway by 2023. The model was tested in extreme weather […]

  • 10 May 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Swedish floating wind specialist Hexicon will develop a demonstrator project for floating wind power at Metcentre’s deep water area off of Norway’s coast. The project, TwinWay, is a pilot to commercialise new offshore floating wind technology, Hexicon said. The Stockholm-based Hexicon develops wind power projects in deepwater areas based on patented technology, and Norwegian Marine […]

  • 8 September 2021
    Business & Finance

    After announcing their collaboration on floating wind development in Sweden earlier this year, Aker Offshore Wind and Hexicon have now established a 50/50 joint venture in the country. The two companies have appointed former Swedish Finance Minister Pär Nuder and former Vattenfall executive Mikael Kramer to the Board of Directors of the joint venture, with […]

  • 2 August 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Swedish floating wind farm developer Hexicon has completed its acquisition of the Wave Hub renewable energy test site in Cornwall, South West England, paving the way for a GBP 100+ million floating demonstrator project in the Celtic Sea by 2025. The deal, first announced in May, sees Hexicon through its UK subsidiary, TwinHub Limited, acquire […]

  • 15 March 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Engineering, construction, and project management company Bechtel is partnering with Sweden’s Hexicon to demonstrate the technology for large-scale floating wind power generation projects off the coast of the UK. The initial partnership will draw on Bechtel’s engineering, construction, and project financing expertise to develop the design and constructability of the offshore wind facility. In addition […]

  • 2 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, Danish support for the Thor offshore wind farm project. Denmark notified the Commission of an aid measure, with a total maximum budget of DKK 6,5 billion (approximately EUR 870 million), to support the design, construction, and operation of the Thor offshore wind farm in the […]

  • 1 September 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Shell Overseas Investment B.V. and CoensHexicon Co., LTD have established a joint venture to develop and operate a 1.4 GW floating wind project off the south-east coast of South Korea. Shell controls an 80 per cent stake in the MunmuBaram joint venture, and CoensHexicon, a joint venture between Hexicon and Korean company COENS Co, controls […]

  • 18 May 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Swedish floating wind developer and technology provider Hexicon is to acquire the Wave Hub offshore renewable energy test site in Cornwall, South West England. The deal, which is expected to complete at the end of May, will see Hexicon through its UK subsidiary, TwinHub Limited, acquire the assets of Wave Hub Limited from local authority, […]

  • 1 February 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has launched an eight-week public consultation on the plan for the Thor offshore wind farm and the related Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the plan for the wind farm. The public consultation runs from 1 February to 29 March, during which period around 5,000 local landowners, relevant organisations and local […]

  • 12 February 2021
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Danish Environmental Protection Agency are holding a five-week public hearing concerning the environmental assessments for Hesselø offshore wind project. The public, companies, authorities and other interested parties are invited to submit ideas on the strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the onshore part […]

  • 5 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has agreed to take a majority stake in DP Energy’s 3 GW offshore wind pipeline in Ireland, marking the Spanish energy company’s entry into the Irish offshore wind market. The projects are located in three clusters on the east, west, and south coasts of Ireland, of which some will be eligible for the forthcoming […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has pre-qualified a total of six consortia and companies to participate in the tender for the Thor offshore wind farm. The applicants include Ørsted, Vattenfall, a consortium of Total and Iberdrola, as well as Thor Wind Farm I/S, owned by RWE Wind Holding A/S and RWE Offshore Wind A/S. Other pre-qualified […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has selected EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions SL to deploy a floating LiDAR buoy in the Hesselø offshore wind farm area. The floating LiDAR buoy will measure twelve months of wind speed and direction at the site located in Kattegatt more than 30 kilometers north of the coast of Zealand (Sealand). […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Rambøll has secured another contract with Energinet to carry out an export cable route survey for the Hesselø offshore wind farm in Denmark. The contract concerns the proposed export cable route with landfall in Gilleleje. Two export cable routes were initially explored, thus two tender processes were carried out, both in which Rambøll was successful, […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish Energy Agency (Energistyrelsen) has invited offshore wind developers to pre-qualify for the tender to build and operate the Thor offshore wind farm. The pre-qualification period is open until noon on 1 December, with the invitation to selected candidates to bid at the tender expected to be issued on 14 January 2021. The shortlisted developers […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish engineering consultancy Geo has won a contract to carry out preliminary geotechnical investigations for the Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. The investigations will also include offshore boreholes and CPT tests. The value of the contract is around EUR 5.4 million. Danish transmission system operator Energinet selected Geo to carry out […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and Energinet will in November host a virtual market dialogue related to the upcoming tender for the Hesselø offshore wind project. The market dialogue, to be held between 25 and 30 November, will see the main elements of the tender discussed with the industry which will get the opportunity to […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency and Energinet have published the programme for the Market Dialogue on the Thor offshore wind farm tendering procedure to be held on 25 November in Copenhagen. At the Market Dialogue, the Danish Energy Agency and Energinet will present some of the key elements of the tendering procedure. Moreover, the Danish Energy […]