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  • 14 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    Climate change represents a serious threat to our welfare society, the business community and individual citizens. However, with the Climate Change Act – passed by the Danish Parliament on January 12 – Denmark is taking its share of responsibility for limiting climate change, according to Minister for Climate, Energy and Building Rasmus Helveg Petersen.  The Climate […]

  • 27 April 2016

    Danish Energy Minister, Lars Christian Lilleholt, has appointed former Liberal Party MP, Kim Andersen, as a new Chairman of’s board. Kim Andersen was energy rapporteur when the Danish parliament formed in 2004. The minister also appointed three new board members: former power plant manager at Enstedværket, Elsam and DONG Energy, Niels Bergh-Hansen; Hans Duus Jørgensen, former […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall has won the tender to build the 600MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish part of the Baltic Sea with the lowest ever bid of EUR 49.9 per MWh, 58% below the original cap of EUR 120 per MWh. “The announcement is an essential milestone for our ambition to increase our production […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    DTU Wind Energy has opened a tender for the lease of test stands at the Høvsøre test center for large wind turbines. The call for tenders is conducted as an open procedure and therefore only comprises one phase. The deadline for submitting applications is 28 May by 16:00 local time. In June 2018, the Danish […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    DTU Wind Energy is inviting binding tenders for the rental of test stands for turbine prototypes at the Østerild test center. An information meeting will be held on 10 September at 11:00 a.m. local Danish time at the visitor center of the Østerild National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines. The deadline for submitting applications is 18 October […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Contracts & Tenders

    In the light of the recent results of Danish nearshore and Kiegers Flak tenders, both won by Vattenfall, Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has revised and updated its Public Service Obligation (PSO) projection. The estimated PSO spending until 2025 has now been reduced, compared to the August projection. Namely, the PSO cost in 2025 is now expected to […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Today, the Danish Parliament’s Finance Committee approved the agreement on capital investment in DONG Energy of approx DKK 13 billion. The investment comes partly from new investors, Goldman Sachs: DKK 8 billion, Arbejdsmarkedets Tillægspension: DKK 2.2 billion and PFA Pension Forsikringsaktieselskab: DKK 0.8 billion, and partly from existing minority shareholders. The combined investment of the existing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Authorities, R&D

    The Danish parliament will discuss the expansion of the Høvsøre and Østerild wind turbine test centers on 5 April, according to DTU Wind Energy.

  • 3 July 2018

    Danish parliament unanimously voted in favour of a new energy agreement for the country on Friday, 27 June, which includes building three new offshore wind farms by 2030 with a total capacity of at least 2.4GW.

  • 1 March 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The first of the three 800MW offshore wind farms to be constructed in Danish waters will be built off Nissum Fjord in the North Sea, the country’s Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate said. The Thor offshore wind site, to be located at least 20 kilometres offshore, was selected over the second proposed option at the […]

  • 8 June 2018

    The Danish Parliament (Folketinget) has approved the expansion of the Østerild and Høvsøre wind turbine test centers.

  • 17 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    DTU Wind Energy has opened tenders for the lease of the four new test stands at the Østerild and Høvsøre wind turbine test centers.

  • 19 December 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Denmark has narrowed down the list of sites that could accommodate the country’s next large-scale offshore wind farm. It will be built either in the North Sea, close to Horns Rev 3 and Vesterhav Syd, or at the Kriegers Flak area in the Baltic Sea. 

  • 20 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish engineering consultancy Geo has won a contract to carry out preliminary geotechnical investigations for the Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. The investigations will also include offshore boreholes and CPT tests. The value of the contract is around EUR 5.4 million. Danish transmission system operator Energinet selected Geo to carry out […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    French floating LiDAR specialist Akrocean has won a contract to supply wind data for twelve months at the Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea. The company did not reveal any further details on the contract, except that it was awarded by the Danish transmission system operator Energinet. Maxime Bellorge, Akrocean’s Sales & […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

      The Danish government has stepped up its green energy targets. That makes Denmark an even more obvious destination for wind energy investments, says Denmark’s Minister for Trade and Investment Pia Olsen Dyhr. She hosts an investor seminar on Monday at EWEA 2012 and will be available for a press Q/A session on Monday at […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has issued updates on the latest developments in the country’s offshore wind sector.  On Wednesday, March 11, the DEA held a presentation on the Danish tenders at the seminar ‘Experience and Explore Denmark’. Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm status: The contract notice and the results from the last round of dialogue […]

  • 13 March 2019

    The Social Democratic Party, Denmark’s main opposition party, has pledged to add two large offshore wind projects to be commissioned by 2030, in addition to the three projects already set out in the energy agreement from 2018. The two additional projects would have 800MW each and would help Denmark produce all of its energy via renewable sources […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Energinet has contracted MMT Sweden AB to carry out site investigations at an offshore wind project in Denmark. MMT is in charge of carrying out a seabed survey at the site of the 800MW offshore wind farm and its export cable route in the North Sea and Baltic Sea, respectively. A geophysical survey will be performed at […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    In March 2012, the Danish Government entered into an energy agreement with several other political parties from the Danish Parliament. The agreement secures the needed investments for a further step to improve Denmark’s production of renewable energy. By the agreement the parties have decided to initiate a tendering process covering the installation of offshore wind […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and the Danish minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Lars Chr. Lilleholt, have signed the concession agreements for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak and the near shore wind farms Vesterhav Nord and Vesterhav Syd. The signatures became possible after the Danish Parliament on 19 December unanimously adopted the legislation that determines the subsidies […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall Wind Power has won the bidding in the process to build the offshore wind farm Horns Rev 3 outside the Danish west coast. Now the company awaits approval from the Danish Parliament and EU. With a total capacity of 400 MW, the wind farm will produce electricity for 450 000 households from 2017. “This […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Authorities, R&D

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has contracted COWI A/S to screen parts of the North and Baltic Seas to find new potential locations for offshore wind farms to be built.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]