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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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). […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Rambøll will carry out cable route survey work for the Hesselø offshore wind farm in Denmark. According to a recently issued tender award notice, Rambøll signed a contract for the work with the Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet on 18 September, following a tendering procedure. This summer, the Danish Energy Agency instructed Energinet to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet is starting offshore surveys at the Hesselø wind project offshore Denmark. Fugro is deploying two vessels to carry out a geophysical survey of the 248 km2 area located in Kattegatt, 20-30 kilometres north of Sjælland. The campaign is expected to be conducted over the next four to five months, Energinet […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro Netherlands Marine B.V. has won the contract to carry out a geophysical survey at the proposed Hesselø wind site offshore Denmark. Located in Kattegatt, Hesselø is the second of the three offshore wind farms proposed in Denmark’s Energy Agreement 2018, the first being the Thor project. Both Hesselø and Thor will be commissioned in 2027. Denmark plans […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a contract notice seeking environmental engineering consultancy services for the Hesselø offshore wind project. In June 2020, the Danish Parliament decided to commence the development of the Hesselø offshore wind farm. This is the second of the three offshore wind farms proposed in the Energy Agreement 2018, the first […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has sent a draft permit for preliminary offshore and onshore studies related to the Hesselø offshore wind project for consultation with the relevant authorities. The feasibility study permit will give the transmission system operator Energinet, which is to be responsible for the investigations, the right to collect relevant information about the […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Grid Connection

    SSE, National Grid, and ScottishPower have started work to develop a multi-billion pound underwater super-highway expected to turn the North Sea into the hidden powerhouse of Europe. Subsea surveys have started on the Eastern Link project which will see the world’s longest subsea high voltage direct current (HVDC) cables with a combined capacity of up […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Jill is nearing completion of the preliminary geotechnical surveys at the Thor offshore wind project in Denmark. According to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, Jill is progressing on the borehole campaign at the site located west of Nissum Fjord, 20km from the shore. As reported in mid-April, the company secured a contract by Denmark’s Geo to […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency and Energinet have made available the first results and data from site investigations carried out at the Thor offshore wind farm site. As part of the preliminary investigations for the site in the Danish North Sea, Energinet is conducting preliminary geotechnical, geophysical, and biological surveys, as well as collecting metocean data. […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    Energinet has launched a tender searching for environmental engineering consultancy services for the Hesselø offshore wind project in Denmark. The tender concerns consultancy services for preparing environmental assessments, planning consents and marine environmental baseline investigations for the project that will have an installed capacity of between 800 MW and 1,200 MW. The duration of the […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Jill has started the geotechnical investigations at the Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. Jill completed the first borehole drilling out of 20 in total at the site located west of Nissum Fjord, 20km from the shore. As reported in mid-April, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier secured a contract by Denmark’s […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a call for tenders for LiDAR measurements at the Hesselø offshore wind project area in Kattegatt, 30 kilometres north of the coast of the island of Seeland (Zealand). The tender call states that a floating LiDAR buoy will be deployed at the project site for twelve months to […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark is accelerating the tendering procedure for the Hesselø offshore wind farm to allow for the commissioning of the project one year earlier than initially planned. Located in Kattegatt, Hesselø is the second of the three offshore wind farms proposed in the Energy Agreement 2018, the first being the Thor project. Initially, Hesselø was scheduled […]

  • 17 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Danske Commodities has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. Under the agreement, Danske Commodities will be responsible for the trading and balancing of 480 MW of the project’s 3.6 GW capacity. “The Dogger Bank PPA is a great addition to our long-term portfolio and […]