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  • 14 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Norway-headquartered OHT is launching a new office in Denmark as the base for its operational and commercial activity for offshore wind turbine installation. The new office will be located in Vejle and is expected to be ready from 1 May. OHT Renewables DK will be headed by Tony Millward, who previously worked for A2Sea and […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s HOFOR is starting a restoration and recycling project at the Middelgrunden wind farm offshore Copenhagen with the aim of extending the project’s service life by up to several decades. The wind farm’s 20 wind turbines form a gentle arch which has been ”shielding” Denmark’s capital and its harbour since 2001. HOFOR owns ten of […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Netherlands and Denmark have signed an Agreement of Intent (AoI) to together explore opportunities for an offshore energy hub in the North Sea. Under the deal, TenneT, Gasunie and Energinet will carry out further research on the development of the joint energy hub for connecting offshore wind farms. On the basis of these analyses, […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    Denmark and Germany have entered into an agreement to strengthen their cooperation on offshore wind and innovative energy hubs. The agreement is the starting point for further cooperation to explore the design of possible joint projects, and in this context, cooperation on the energy hubs in the North and Baltic Seas will be discussed. Additionally, […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Denmark’s fully-developed energy island in the North Sea could provide enough green fuel to supply all ships and aircraft refueling in Denmark, a study by the country’s Ministry of Climate, Energy and Public Utilities shows. As reported earlier, Denmark plans to develop two energy islands, one in the Baltic Sea and one in the North […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish government has identified areas in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea suitable for the development of the energy island projects. Back in June, Denmark approved the development of the two energy islands, one in the North Sea and one in the Baltic Sea, with a combined capacity of 5 GW. Both energy […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    European Energy has officially filed for permission to build the 320 MW Omø South and the 240 MW Jammerland Bay wind farms offshore Denmark. The filing comes five months after the Danish Energy Agency greenlit the preliminary environment impact assessments related to both projects. European Energy has already initiated technical inspections of the seabed at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Tech giant Apple will invest in the construction of two MHI Vestas 8.4 MW offshore wind turbines which will be installed onshore near the town of Esbjerg in Denmark. The 200-metre-tall turbines are expected to produce 62 gigawatt-hours of electricity each year. The power produced at Esbjerg will support Apple’s data centre in Viborg, with […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Grid Connection

    Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS) has transmitted the first power between Denmark and Germany. The high-voltage cable system connects the Danish region of Zealand with the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania via the 605 MW Kriegers Flak and 288 MW Baltic 2 offshore wind farms. It is the world’s first offshore interconnector using the national […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a call for tenders for LiDAR measurements at the Hesselø offshore wind project area in Kattegatt, 30 kilometres north of the coast of the island of Seeland (Zealand). The tender call states that a floating LiDAR buoy will be deployed at the project site for twelve months to […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark is accelerating the tendering procedure for the Hesselø offshore wind farm to allow for the commissioning of the project one year earlier than initially planned. Located in Kattegatt, Hesselø is the second of the three offshore wind farms proposed in the Energy Agreement 2018, the first being the Thor project. Initially, Hesselø was scheduled […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance

    Belgium has surpassed Denmark in terms of the installed offshore wind capacity and is now ranked fourth in the world, Belgian Offshore Platform (BOP) said. Following the commissioning of the 219 MW Northwester 2 wind farm in May, Belgium now has 1,775 MW of installed offshore wind capacity, compared to Denmark’s 1,703 MW. The United […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    A new study in Denmark, published on 26 June, says that every 1 GW of offshore wind set up in Denmark secures 14,600 full-time jobs. The study, released by Danish Shipping, Danish Energy and Wind Denmark, has investigated what investments in offshore wind can create in terms of employment throughout the value chain, from production […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark has given a go-ahead for the development of the energy islands, and the second of the three 1 GW offshore wind farms proposed in the Energy Agreement 2018. The 1 GW offshore wind project will be developed at the Hesselø zone in the Baltic Sea and is expected to be commissioned by 2027. The […]

  • 5 June 2020

    Denmark has mapped out areas in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea suitable for the development of up to 18 GW of offshore wind capacity. COWI has, on behalf of the Danish Energy Agency, conducted ”a fine screening” of areas in Danish territorial waters to investigate the possibility of establishing both standalone offshore wind […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Port of Roenne has welcomed Danish government’s plan to make the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea an energy island, facilitating the connection of 2 GW of offshore wind capacity. “We are pleased that Bornholm has been appointed by the Government to become an energy island, that a 2 GW offshore wind farm is […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Danish government is proposing to build two energy islands in the North and Baltic Seas by 2030 in its Climate Action Plan. The plan includes using the Bornholm island in the Baltic Sea as a 2 GW energy island, as well as establishing a 2 GW artificial energy island in the North Sea that […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Expected to be completed by the end of 2021, Kriegers Flak will comprise 72 Siemens Gamesa 8.4MW wind turbines and will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm once commissioned.

  • 3 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Electricity produced by wind turbines covered 46.9% of consumption in Denmark in 2019, setting a new record for the country and for the world, according to Wind Denmark. This is a 3.5% increase in the share of wind energy in the mix compared to the country’s second-best result of 43.4% set in 2017. The price […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Denmark has initiated studies to find possible locations for one or more energy islands supporting at least 10GW of offshore wind capacity. This corresponds to ten large offshore wind farms that could meet the electricity demand of more than ten million European households. The total investment needed for the project is estimated to be between […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Danish government has agreed on a new subsidy scheme for the Thor offshore wind project. With the new scheme, the government said a stable settlement price is guaranteed for the power generated by the offshore wind farm and support is provided based on the difference between the agreed price and market price. This means […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    An official inauguration event for the 700MW COBRAcable subsea interconnector is being held today, 4 November, in both Eemshaven (the Netherlands) and Endrup (Denmark), in the presence of representatives from the Dutch and Danish ministries. According to Prysmian, the cable supplier for the project, the inauguration follows the successful completion of the HVDC test on […]

  • 14 October 2019

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority (EREA) of Vietnam have initiated a partnership with the purpose of mapping the potential for offshore wind off the coast of Vietnam. The next step in the cooperation between DEA and EREA will be to develop a roadmap to Vietnamese authorities presenting solutions on […]

  • 11 October 2019

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has decided that a further round of environmental impact consultations is required before an establishment permit is granted for open-door offshore wind projects. The decision comes after the Energy Board of Appeal last year canceled a part of the license for the construction of Vattenfall’s Vesterhav Syd project and a […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has launched a technology-neutral tender calling for bids for the development of open-door offshore wind, onshore wind and solar PV power. In this year’s tendering scheme, DKK 258 million (circa EUR 34.56 million) has been allocated, with the support set to be given as a fixed price supplement on top of the […]