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  • 13 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Danish authorities have decided that the Sejerø Bugt site is off limits to nearshore wind developers and that the deadline for submitting final bids for other five sites is now pushed to 1 September, the Danish Wind Industry Association said. Sejerø Bugt was identified as one of six sites suitable for development of nearshore wind farms, and […]

  • 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. 

  • 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 […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Three pre-qualified bidders are expected to submit their bids for development of nearshore wind farms in Denmark on Thursday, 1 September, in the midst of great political uncertainty caused by the Danish government’s decision to withdraw their support and cut funding for these projects, according to the Danish Wind Industry Association (DWIA). The wind industry now expects a […]

  • 18 September 2016

    Vattenfall to Build Two Nearshore Wind Farms in Denmark Vattenfall has won the Danish nearshore wind tender after submitting the final bid for Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord sites on 1 September and offering the lowest bid of 0,475 kr/kWh. Borssele Story Not Over for Shell? Royal Dutch Shell is considering bidding at the upcoming […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Denmark will announce the winners of the nearshore wind farm tender on Monday, 12 September, according to the Danish Wind Industry Association (DWIA). The three pre-qualified bidders – Wpd Hofor Danish Offshore Consortium, European Energy Nearshore Consortium and Vattenfall Vindkraft A/S – submitted their bids on 1 September. The bidders are competing for the […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall will cancel and reissue a number of tenders for the Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord offshore wind projects in addition to the recently announced construction delay. Due to complications with the project environmental impact assessments (EIA), Vattenfall will reopen the tenders for the production and installation of foundations, transition pieces and cables, as well […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Authorities

    Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has issued a call for Expression of Interest (EoI) for the construction and operation of nearshore wind farms with a total capacity of up to 350 MW. Six areas will be offered for tender at the same time and projects within these sites will be competing against each other. The concession owner shall build and operate […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Authorities

    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

    Siemens Gamesa is planning to pause the manufacturing of offshore nacelles at its plant in Brande, Denmark, citing delays in offshore wind projects as the reason. This, combined with the discontinuation of the production of the onshore Direct Drive (DD) technology in Brande and onshore blade production in Aalborg, could potentially lead to the lay off of up […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Energinet has launched a tender seeking a contractor to carry out a seabed survey for an offshore wind farm in Denmark. Energinet is looking for a company to conduct site investigations at the site of the 800MW project and its export cable route in the North Sea and Baltic Seas, respectively. The tender is divided […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall plans to invest SEK 24 billion (EUR 2.3 billion) in wind power in 2019 and 2020, the Swedish energy company said in its 2018 Year-End Report. In December 2018, Vattenfall made the investment decision for the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark.  The investment decision for the Vesterhav Syd & Nord offshore wind […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Developers interested in constructing the Sejerø Bugt nearshore wind farm will have to wait an additional month to file their final bids after an environmental impact assessment (EIA) suggested that the farm could affect a population of migratory sea ducks which winter in the area. In the assessment, researchers from Aarhus University and Niras, a consulting company, reassessed earlier EIAs for […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Environment

    Ramboll was recently awarded a major contract to carry out the Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) for three near-shore wind farms in Danish waters for the Danish energy grid owner, Energinet.dk. The project covers the EIA for both the offshore wind farms as well as the onshore connection to the national grid. “Ramboll’s experts have significant […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Authorities, R&D

    A recent survey has identified locations for future wind farms in waters off Denmark which could support the development of 12.4GW of offshore wind capacity, according to Denmark’s Energy, Utilities and Climate Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt. Overall, the survey has identified a suitable offshore wind area which could potentially accommodate a minimum of 40GW of offshore […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    For the latest article on Dutch tender, see: Oil & Gas Giant to Build Dutch Borssele III & IV Offshore Wind Farms The Dutch government will announce the result of the second Borssele Zone tender at 6 p.m. (CET) today, 12 December. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) received 26 applications for Borssele III and IV offshore wind […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall can proceed with plans to develop a 350 MW near shore project off Denmark’s west coast after a majority in the Danish Parliament (Folketing) announced on Friday, 18 November, that it will approve Danish Near Shore (DNS) wind farms.  On September 12, the Danish authorities announced that Vattenfall had won the tender to develop […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The editorial team at Offshore WIND have compiled a list of what we thought were the most important developments within the offshore wind industry in 2016. Vattenfall Wins Kriegers Flak Tender with EUR 49.9 per MWh Bid Swedish energy company Vattenfall has won the tender to build the 600MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish part […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Denmark has inaugurated Vattenfall’s 407MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm at an event held in the Port of Hvide Sande. Mette Frederiksen, Denmark’s Prime Minister, and Dan Jørgensen, Minister of Climate, Energy and Utilities, also attended the inauguration of the wind farm. Located 25 to 40 kilometres […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    When you are talking with people working in real estate, there is a small chance you would not hear them saying: “Location, location, location!” at some point. In offshore wind, the same could be said for cost reduction.

  • 15 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall is participating in the tender for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind zone, the Netherland’s first non-subsidized tender. Vattenfall has decided to join the tender as part of its commitment to the green transition of Northern Europe, and sees it as an important step to become fossil free within one generation, the Swedish company […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fear that tourists will opt out of Søndervig region on the Danish west coast due to the Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord nearshore wind farms has got holiday home owners in the area to turn against the upcoming offshore wind projects, according to the Danish Wind Industry Association (DWIA). At the other end of the country, […]

  • 4 January 2019

    Offshore WIND’s ten most read news in December 2018.

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Areva Sells Its Stake in Adwen to Gamesa for EUR 60 Million Areva has decided to sell its 50% stake in the offshore wind turbine manufacturer Adwen for EUR 60 million to Gamesa, with which Areva had a 50-50 ownership in the joint venture and which is now in a merger process with Siemens. Borssele […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has decided that a Strategic Environmental Assessment must be completed prior to submission of final bids for the Thor offshore wind farm. In addition to this, comprehensive environmental assessments are still to be carried out prior to final bids. Later, the winner of the concession will have to carry out […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Authorities

    When it comes to emerging offshore wind markets, Taiwan, India and the U.S. have been in the spotlight over the last few years and especially in 2018. Nevertheless, a few new areas made the offshore wind map over the last year, beyond those already well known and ready for takeoff. Offshore wind is not only expanding as new markets emerge globally, but also as the countries with existing offshore wind farms and those under development already eye earmarking further areas where offshore wind turbines could be installed.