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  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has acquired the remaining 50% ownership interest in the Barrow Offshore Wind Farm from its joint venture partner Centrica plc. The project has a total capacity of 90MW and has been in full operation since 2006. DONG Energy has been the operator of the Barrow Offshore Wind Farm and will as consequence of […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has been selected as the preferred partner of the Isle of Man government to develop a new offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea. The proposed site of the wind farm is off the east coast of the Isle of Man within the 12-mile limit of the island’s territorial sea. The agreement for […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy issued an interim financial report for 9M 2014, which states that the company’s EBITDA was DKK 13.0 billion for this financial period, compared with DKK 11.2 billion for 9M 2013. The increase relative to the same period last year was due to higher earnings from wind activities, including a gain from the divestment of […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Eolien Maritime France, a subsidiary of EDF EN and Dong Energy, is looking to award contracts for the manufacturing and additional construction work of foundations for two proposed offshore wind farms off the French coast.  Some 75 monopiles and associated transition pieces will be needed for the Courseulles-sur-Mer wind farm, whilst the Saint Nazaire wind farm is planned […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Vattenfall to enter race with Dong Energy for best and cheapest offshore wind turbines, writes Danish business daily Borsen. New Vattenfall head, Magnus Hall, will lower prices to match Dong Energy’s ambition to make offshore wind at least 40 per cent cheaper. Moreover, Hall is out to make Vattenfall greener. Dong Energy welcomes the offensive.  […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    DONG Energy has established a new task force of technicians, which will set out when a complex outage occurs to offshore wind turbines or if special inspections are required.   Offshore wind turbines must be spinning. Therefore, DONG Energy Wind Power monitors, services and works on the wind turbines every single day. Now and then, some situations […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    In connection with the World Bank’s campaign ‘Putting a price on Carbon’, DONG Energy has signed a statement together with more than 1000 companies stipulating that putting a price on CO2 emission at a global level is needed. According to Jakob Askou Bøss, Vice President in DONG Energy, a price on CO2 emission at a […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Dong Energy today welcomed the decision of the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to grant development consent for the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm development in Liverpool Bay. The Development Consent Order (DCO) was approved by the Rt.Hon. Edward Davey MP at the recommendation of the Planning Inspectorate and covers all […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following the award of the German supply contract from Dong Energy in 2012, ERSG has won another contract with the offshore wind energy developer to supply staff, this time to its UK offshore wind projects. Over the next 5 years, Dong Energy estimates the number of contractors required for UK projects alone to be in excess of 500. […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy Power (UK) Ltd and Atlas Professionals today signed a framework agreement for the provision of temporary offshore wind specialists for DONG Energy’s UK offshore wind farms. The primary purpose of the Framework Consultancy Agreement is to meet the demands for temporary staff for DONG Energy’s offshore wind farm projects located mainly in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    On July 1, Dong Energy and the Nexans signed another framework contract, this time for the delivery of up to 1,750 kilometers of submarine cable for wind farms off the UK coast. The cables are used for connecting the wind turbines with each other and for their connection to an offshore transformer platform. The framework […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind have reached a conditional agreement for the purchase of 32 units of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s V164-8.0MW offshore wind turbine for installation at the Burbo Bank Extension project in Liverpool Bay off the north-western coast of England. The agreement will become the first commercial order for this powerful […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    DONG Energy has issued an injunction restricting fishermen to work in the Race Bank offshore wind farm site, 17 miles off the Norfolk coast.  The offshore wind developer is about to survey the seabed at the offshore wind farm site, and has banned the local fishermen to enter the area between August 15 and October 22.  NFFO Chief Executive, Barrie Deas, commented: […]

  • 22 July 2014

    It is always good when you can go to a pretty village on the coast on a bright summer’s day; just imagine how good this is when you do this every day for your work. DONG Energy were probably not too concerned about this aspect when they chose the small North German port of Norddeich […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Today, DONG Energy signed an agreement to sell 50 per cent of the 252 MW German offshore wind farm project Gode Wind 2 to a consortium of Danish pension funds (PKA, Industriens Pension, Lærernes Pension and Lægernes Pensionskasse) that will make 840,000 pension savers co-owners of the wind farm. The total sales price amounts to […]

  • 1 July 2014

    Danish energy giant, Dong Energy, denied claims that it is in the process of selling its stake in the offshore installation company A2SEA, but added that they would consider offers for it. In an interview for the Danish Newspaper Børsen, Samuel Leupold, executive vice president of Dong Energy, said: “If anyone says that they can […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Dong Energy has contracted SPT Offshore for the structural and geotechnical design of suction bucket foundations for potentially five transformer substations, namely Burbo Bank Extension, Race Bank and Walney Extension. The 4 suction buckets will potentially form the foundation of 4-leg jackets supporting high-voltage transmission substations weighing approx. 2500 ton each. The water depths vary […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    In February 2014, Dong Energy announced a share programme aimed at employees and managers. The share programme process has now been completed. 3,078 of the employees in Dong Energy and 212 of the managers have chosen to subscribe for shares and consequently become co-owners of Dong Energy. They are investing a total of DKK 222 million […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    At a recent official launch of the Race Bank offshore wind farm project in Sutton Bridge, Dong Energy confirmed that it is looking for a suitable location for the project’s base, which could create 90 direct jobs. Robert Thornhill, Dong Energy’s project development manager said that the company could use more than just one facility […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Dong Energy’s team will host two “Meet the Buyer” exhibitions about the supply chain opportunities for Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm.  The events will provide an opportunity to meet senior members of Dong Energy’s procurement and project teams to discuss opportunities that may exist in the next stages of the Burbo Bank Extension project. […]

  • 2 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Less than six months after Dong Energy ordered a second FLiDAR wind measuring device, the buoy has been installed on site and is fully operational. Dong Energy also signed a long term operation and maintenance agreement. The deployment, which involved specialized FLiDAR personnel took just 1 day to complete, and thanks to detailed onshore commissioning […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dong Energy’s EBITDA amounted to DKK 6.3 billion (EUR 844 million) in the first quarter of 2014, which is a large increase compared with DKK 4.6 billion (EUR 616 million) in the same period last year, mainly due to the company’s wind business. Dong Energy released its results for Q1 today, saying that it had […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Dong Energy today welcomed the news that three of the company’s offshore wind farm development projects will be supported by Government-awarded financial investment decision (FID) enabling contracts. Henrik Poulsen, Chief Executive Officer of Dong Energy, said: “These awards represent the successful conclusion of the Electricity Market Reform (EMR) process that has been ongoing over the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Slaughter and May advised DONG Energy on its proposed disposal of a 50% interest in the 210MW Westermost Rough offshore wind farm to a joint venture established between Marubeni Corporation and UK Green Investment Bank plc.  The law firm also advised the energy company on the terms of certain related financing, construction management, operations and […]