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  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy also commented on today’s big news from Siemens and ABP. Benj Sykes, UK Country Manager at DONG Energy Wind Power said: “This is great news for the UK and a huge boost for the offshore wind industry in this country. Today’s announcement is testament to the capabilities on offer in the UK and […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has been publishing a series of articles on the different jobs and experts that it has in the UK. The following is an interview with Mads Skovgaard-Andersen, who is based in the London office and is the Asset Portfolio Director for a portfolio of UK wind farms and has just been voted one […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy will boost the capacity of its German offshore wind farm, Borkum Riffgrund 1, by upgrading the 3.6MW turbines to produce more power and by installing an additional turbine. Initially planned 77 Siemens’ turbines would have produced 277MW of electricity, but with the optimization of turbines and adding one more, the capacity of Borkum […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy will elect Thomas Thune Andersen, currently a member of Scottish & Southern Energy’s (SSE) Board of Directors, as its new Chairman. As SSE and DONG Energy have a partnership within wind energy industry, Thomas Thune Andersen must resign from the Board of Directors of SSE, before he can be elected Chairman of DONG […]

  • 4 March 2014

    On Thursday evening, March 6, DONG Energy’s Benj Sykes will be part of a panel debate at Durham Energy Institute discussing whether the UK can keep the lights on. Here, he explains part of his opening arguments around offshore wind, one of DONG Energy’s key business areas and how the technology will contribute to UK […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Harwich Dock Company (HDC) and Offshore Marine Management (OMM) have secured a significant long term contract with DONG Energy, one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe, to provide cable storage and management services at the Harwich Navyard in Essex. HDC enlisted the expertise of OMM as cable industry specialists when the opportunity […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    DONG Energy and class-leading offshore wind transfer vessel operator, Seacat Services, today confirmed a twelve-month, two workboat crew transfer deal to support construction operations at the 210MW Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm. The Round 2 UK offshore wind project, which began offshore construction in late February, will become the first wind farm to use the […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Training & Education

    On Thursday, 6 March, a panel of experts will meet at Durham University to debate whether the lights will go out in the UK in the next decade. The event, a collaboration between Durham’s Energy Institute (DEI) and DONG Energy will be open to the public who will be able to ask questions and debate […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The videos of 527 European companies have been assessed in the European Business Awards, and DONG Energy was the Danish winner of the public award.  The public gave a total of 70,981 votes divided on 527 videos from 30 European countries. In Denmark, DONG Energy received the majority of the votes, so now the company […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2014

    DONG Energy’s Peter Sutton has joined the line-up of international speakers at the SNS2014 Conference and Exhibition in Norwich next month. He became Head of UK Operations-East for the global energy giant last autumn, shortly before Dong announced it was taking over a project for the Racebank windfarm 17 miles off the Norfolk coast. Regional […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has today signed an agreement to sell half of its 50 per cent share in the 630 MW offshore wind farm London Array 1 to La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (La Caisse), for a total sum of GBP 644 million (approx. DKK 5,800 million). With this partnership divestment DONG Energy […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy today signed an agreement to divest its sales activities in the Netherlands – DONG Energy Sales B.V. – to Eneco. DONG Energy has agreed with the buyer that the sales price will not be disclosed. The divestment is still subject to certain conditions, including merger control clearance in the Netherlands. The divestment will […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    In continuation of the announcement that the Danish pension funds Arbejdsmarkedets Tillægspension (ATP) and PFA Pension Forsikringsaktieselskab (PFA) and funds managed by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division through New Energy Investment S.a.r.l. (Goldman Sachs funds) will invest a total of DKK 11 billion in DONG Energy A/S, four of the existing five minority shareholders have […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has announced that it has approved the acquisition of joint control over DONG Energy A/S of Denmark by the Kingdom of Denmark and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. of the US, under the EU Merger Regulation. Related news DONG is currently controlled by the Danish State. Denmark is currently active inter alia […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The decision of energy giant Centrica to pull out of a windfarm project 17 miles off the North Norfolk coast could prove to be good news for the area. James Gray, inward investment director for the East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ), said he was delighted to see Danish company DONG Energy Power (UK) invest […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has acquired the remaining 50% interest in three Dutch offshore wind development projects from its joint venture partner SSE. The projects, Den Helder 1, Breeveertien II and West-Rijn, have a total consented capacity of up to 1,050 megawatt and are located in the North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands. The purchase […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy Wind Power A/S has announced a qualification system for the construction of offshore wind farms in Germany and construction and operation of support facilities to the wind farms. The construction and operation of support facilities incorporates the Operation and Maintenance Site and Commissioning (including but not limited to logistics, site provision, facility construction […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Centrica plc has reached an agreement to sell its Race Bank offshore wind farm project to DONG Energy Power (UK) Limited for £50 million.  The Race Bank project has received all major consents from UK authorities for the construction and operation of the wind farm. Extensive geotechnical and geophysical investigations of the site have already […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Work will begin next year to build a new Grimsby operations and maintenance base for Dong Energy’s 210MW Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. The Danish company has now completed its agreement with Associated British Ports for establishment of the Royal Dock operation and maintenance base, which will create of up to 100 jobs. Work is due to commence […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, and DONG Energy, one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe, have entered an agreement to cooperate on a technological and commercial partnership. The ambition is to enable electric network operators of remote or isolated island grids to increase the share of renewable used while maintaining […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has commented the announcement from the UK Government about new strike prices. Brent Cheshire, DONG Energy UK Chairman said: “We welcome the announcements from the Government on the FID-Enabling process and the strikes prices today. This is a concrete step in the right direction from the Government towards fulfilling the next phase of […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy announced today that DKK 11 billion (over USD 2 billion) will be invested in the company, which will especially strengthen its role in the offshore wind industry. The Danish State represented by the Ministry of Finance, DONG Energy A/S, the Danish pension fund Arbejdsmarkedets Tillægspension (ATP), funds managed by the Merchant Banking Division […]