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  • 14 June 2023
    Business development, Environment, Equipment, Industry, Infrastructure, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Technology, Transition, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company RWE said it will use the ”worldwide-first” recyclable rotor blades at its Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea. 40 of the 72 SG 14-236 DD wind turbines will be equipped with recyclable rotor blades manufactured by Siemens Gamesa. Installation at sea is expected in 2026. In addition, RWE is […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 4 May 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has started construction on the onshore substation that will connect the Thor offshore wind farm to the Danish grid. Thor will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm to date and will create many jobs and vocational training positions locally, RWE said. The onshore substation will be built in the municipality of Lemvig. Siemens Energy […]

  • 12 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected Siemens Gamesa as the preferred turbine supplier for the 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea. Siemens Gamesa will supply 72 units of its flagship SG 14-236 DD wind turbines to the offshore wind farm. In addition, a service contract for the wind turbines is included. RWE will […]

  • 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 […]

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

    The Danish Energy Agency has invited a number of bidders for the Thor offshore wind farm to draw lots, as more than one bidder has offered the minimum price of DKK 0.01/kWh in combination with the largest capacity. More than one bidder has offered to build the Thor offshore wind farm to the maximum capacity […]

  • 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 April 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected Port of Thorsminde for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of its 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark, with part of the port to also be used for project construction. The Port of Thorsminde is located approximately 22 kilometres from the Thor offshore wind farm site, offering both the shortest sea […]

  • 24 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a contract notice for the procurement of the onshore export cable section for the 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm. The wind farm’s onshore grid connection consists of 21 individual cable sections each containing two 220 kV cable systems with a combined length of approximately 28 kilometres. The […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has secured a contract by Danish engineering consultancy Geo to supply a vessel for preliminary geotechnical investigations for the Thor offshore wind project. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will use its jack-up vessel Jill to support Geo with the offshore borehole campaign. The purpose of the assignment is to acquire geotechnical and geological information […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a tender for preliminary geotechnical site investigations on the Thor offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The Thor offshore wind farm is located west of the peninsula Jutland and ca. 20km to 45km west of the coastal village Thorsminde. The water depth in the areas of operation […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The project will be built off Nissum Fjord in the North Sea and is expected to feature 13-15MW turbines set to be operational between 2024 and 2027.

  • 24 April 2020
    Authorities, Environment

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have launched a 5-week public hearing on the environmental assessments related to Thor offshore wind farm. The public hearing will also cover the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the land-based part of the project, which is to be built by Energinet, the Danish TSO. […]

  • 11 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has issued a feasibility study permit to Thor Wind Farm I/S for the 1,000 MW Thor project, Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm to date. The purpose of the permit is to technically qualify the specific project so that the project’s technical design, including turbine foundation design and cable design, can […]

  • 9 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    LS Cable & System has won a contract to deliver the onshore export cable section for the 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea. The wind farm’s onshore grid connection consists of 21 individual cable sections each containing two 220 kV cable systems with a combined length of approximately 28 kilometres, […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Energinet has contracted Ramboll to carry out the strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and environmental investigations for the Thor offshore wind project in Denmark. Ramboll will provide a SEA of the plan for the Thor project, as well as a number of surveys and technical reports on specific environmental and other themes. These are primarily meant […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Danish Energy Agency is holding a technical meeting on site investigations for the Thor offshore wind farm tender. The event will take place on 13 May from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. local time at Denmark’s National Aquarium and will gather potential developers and relevant experts for the project. According to the Danish Energy Agency, the dialogue will […]

  • 13 June 2013

    The jack-up barge THOR is currently docked at the Hannoverkai Terminal in Wilhelmshaven. At the docks of the Niedersachsen Ports (NPorts; Ports of Lower Saxony), HOCHTIEF’s jack-up barge, which has been in service since 2010, is being technically upgraded and serviced as planned. After this, it will be prepared for its next assignment at the […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Vessels

    Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu) has inspected thrusters of DEME’s DP1 jack-up vessel Thor and repainted its hull in the new DEME livery. Thor spent four days in one of the yard’s drydocks. A special docking solution was required due to the size of the vessel’s aft thrusters, which are 3.825 metres high and standard dock blocks are just 1.80 metres. The […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has decided that a Strategic Environmental Assessment must be completed prior to submission of final bids for the Thor offshore wind farm. In addition to this, comprehensive environmental assessments are still to be carried out prior to final bids. Later, the winner of the concession will have to carry out […]

  • 22 April 2022
    Vessels

    German shipping and logistics group Harren & Partner has acquired the 108 metres long jack-up vessel Thor from the Belgium-based offshore installation services company DEME, for an undisclosed fee. The vessel, which sails under the Madeiran flag, has a 500-tone capacity, a high-outreach offshore crane, and a fully equipped accommodation block for up to 56 […]

  • 25 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected the preferred suppliers for all the main components of its 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark, with agreements now in place for wind turbines, foundations, export and inter-array cables, and for the onshore and offshore substations. At the beginning of this year, the developer selected Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-236 DD […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and Energinet are hosting a market dialogue in November for potential bidders and investors in the coming tender for the Thor offshore wind project. The market dialogue, which will be held on 25 November, aims to optimize the tendering material in order to ultimately obtain the lowest possible bid price. The main […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The scope of the tender to develop the Thor wind farm in the Danish North Sea will include the offshore grid connection, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) said. DEA has also revealed that Thor will have the minimal installed capacity of 800MW, with an option for the developer to boost the wind farm’s capacity to […]

  • 21 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet has opened a tender for the installation of onshore cables for the connection of the Thor offshore wind farm to the national grid. The tender includes excavation and cable laying work for a cable connection consisting of two 29-kilometre-long 220 kV cables from the substation at Idomlund to the […]