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  • 2 October 2017

    The offshore wind giant DONG Energy has changed its name to Ørsted, following the sale of its upstream oil and gas business to INEOS on 29 September and the decision to shift to green energy. While the acronym DONG, which stands for Dansk Olie og Naturgas (Danish Oil and Natural Gas), went in line with the company’s business in the past, the name no longer fits the renewable energy player. 

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dong Energy has invested GBP 5.5 billion into the UK since 2004, with over GBP 4 billion committed to offshore wind. The company released these figures in today’s “Dong Energy in the UK“ report. Dong built its first UK offshore wind farm in 2004. By now, wind turbines installed by the company could supply power […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment

    DONG Energy has decided to entirely phase out the use of coal as fuel at its power stations by 2023. Since 2006, DONG Energy has reduced its coal consumption by 73% and will replace it at the power stations with sustainable biomass to achieve the zero point.

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    World’s leading offshore wind developer DONG Energy has officially opened its U.S. headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • 13 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    DONG Energy’s admittance to trading and official listing of its shares on Nasdaq Copenhagen has today become unconditional after the selling  shareholders and underwriters invoked no termination or withdrawal rights pertaining to the Initial Public Offering launched on 9 June. Accordingly, the IPO has today proceeded to completion and the offer shares, other than the shares comprised by the overallotment […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of DONG Energy has today approved the interim financial report for the first nine months of 2012 with the following outlook and financial highlights compared with the first nine months of 2011: EBITDA for the first nine months of 2012 was DKK 6.7 billion compared with DKK 11.7 billion in the […]

  • 11 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has planned the following release dates for the interim reports and the Annual General Meeting. 11 March 2011: Annual Report 2010 12 April 2011: Annual General meeting 19 May 2011: Interim report for first quarter of 2011 16 August 2011: Interim report for second quarter of 2011 4 November 2011: Interim report for […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    DONG Energy has awarded Siemens with a contract to upgrade the existing central Infrastructure Control System (ICS) on DONG Energy’s offshore wind farms. The contract covers hardware and services necessary for upgrading the existing central ICS. This includes upgrading hardware and configurations (servers, gateways) as well as the central software. Peripheral equipment hardware and software are not part […]

  • 13 July 2016

    DONG Energy has chosen ERSG to provide contract professionals to support its Danish offshore wind farm projects over the next 5 years. Nigel Wilson, Head of Offshore Wind at ERSG said: “We are delighted to have been selected once again by DONG Energy to staff their Danish projects and my account management team and I […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy recorded DKK 6.4 billion (EUR 860 million) net profit for the first six months of 2016, up 129% compared to DKK 2.8 billion net profit reported for the first half of 2015, largely driven by a strong growth in the company’s Wind Power division. The Danish energy company reported DKK 12.4 billion operating profit (EBITDA), a 19% increase compared to […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection

    DONG Energy has powered up a five-year contract to supply green energy to supply Welsh Water across more than 4,000 operational sites.

  • 10 August 2016

    A thousand hoisting operations from helicopters to wind turbines have been carried out so far at DONG Energy’s offshore wind farms, the offshore wind developer said via social media. “The distances to our offshore wind farms are increasing, and flying to work is becoming reality for many of our technicians who maintain our wind farms in the UK,” DONG […]

  • 15 June 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Today, Danish energy company DONG Energy inaugurates its latest British offshore wind farm, Gunfleet Sands. The wind farm, located in the Thames Estuary off the Essex coast, will supply green power corresponding to the annual power consumption of some 125,000 British households. Thus, Gunfleet Sands will contribute significantly to the British ambition of markedly increasing […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    DONG Energy completed the sale of its upstream oil and gas business to INEOS on Friday, 29 September, after receiving regulatory approvals necessary for the divestment of the business unit.

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Fugro EMU has been appointed to manage a network of wave buoys which has the potential to become Europe’s largest wave monitoring network, surpassing the UK Coastal Observatories Network, also managed by Fugro EMU. DONG Energy has selected Fugro EMU, part of Fugro’s Renewable Services Group, to procure, deploy, service and manage a network of […]

  • 8 April 2014

    Atkins has been awarded an additional contract by Dong Energy. Atkins is now contracted to design five offshore substations for Dong Energy. The contract will see Atkins provide detailed substation designs for Race Bank, one of DONG Energy’s major offshore wind development projects in the UK. Atkins is also designing the substations for DONG Energy’s […]

  • 31 January 2014

    Fritz Schur will step down as chairman of the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting on 12 March 2014, as Danish Parliament approved the final implementation of the investment agreement. ”I’ve been in the post for nine years, the company is developing well, a strong management is in place and with the addition […]

  • 14 March 2012

        In the last few days, the Board of Directors of DONG Energy has uncovered circumstances that have led to a unanimous Board having lost confidence in Anders Eldrup. Fritz Schur, Chairman of DONG Energy’s Board of Directors, states:  ”The decision for Anders Eldrup to step down has nothing to do with the examination […]

  • 4 April 2012

    Each day at 4 pm there will be VIP presentations at DONG Energy’s stand C5-B28, where executives in DONG Energy will give a High Level Outlook presentation followed by networking and Danish delicacies. Hear our executives give their view on DONG Energy’s strategy, industrialisation and innovation in the industry. DONG Energy will also participate in […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has announced the names of the four shareholder representatives appointed to the company’s Nomination Committee.

  • 6 January 2017

    DONG Energy has signed a contract with Solstad Offshore for two construction support vessels (CSVs) to be used on offshore wind projects. The offshore wind developer hired CSV Rem Installer for a period of 23 months with further 6 months option and an additional CSV from Solstad’s fleet, to be nominated at a later stage, […]

  • 8 October 2012

    As a market leader in offshore wind and with all of their offshore wind farms based in the North West European region, DONG Energy has signed up to the new norstec network. The network will enable industry to join forces to set out a long-term vision for the deployment of offshore wind in the northern […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    At an extraordinary general meeting today, DONG Energy A/S’ shareholders adopted the planned capital increase in DONG Energy A/S. Funds managed by Goldman Sachs through New Energy Investment s.à r.l., the Danish pension funds Arbejdsmarkedets Tillægspension and PFA Pension, Forsikringsaktieselskab and the existing minority shareholders SEAS-NVE, SYD ENERGI, Insero Horsens and Nyfors Entreprise will subscribe […]

  • 6 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Innovative employees in DONG Energy’s wind business have found a new communication tool that makes it possible to communicate on offshore sites before cables have been uncoiled, and telecommunication poles have been installed. The solution is a small portable 10-foot container containing communication systems which can reach far out to sea. At the moment, DONG […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy is recruiting offshore wind workers for various working positions related to its Westermost Rough offshore wind project. The company is looking for people qualified to fill the following positions: Assistant Operations Manager, High Voltage Engineer, HSE Manager, Offshore Coordinator, Site Assistant, Warehouse Coordinator, and Wind Turbine technicians. Details on the recruitment and job […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Energy Intelligence has announced that Danish company Dong Energy is the winner of its 2014 Award for Leadership in New Energy. The award recognizes a company that is at the forefront of the energy transition from traditional fossil fuels to alternative energy forms. Dong Energy has been a pioneer in developing offshore wind technology, building […]