Denmark decides to construct the world’s first windenergy hub as an artificial island in the North Sea.
Denmark has reached a landmark agreement on the construction of an energy hub in the North Sea. The energy hub will be an artificially constructed island 80 kilometers from the shore of the peninsula Jutland. It will be owned by a public-private partnership. The hub will strengthen the integration of Europe’s power grids and increase RE production necessary for a climate neutral Europe.
Public consultation on the Plan for Thor Offshore Wind Farm and the related strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of the Plan
From 1 February the Danish Energy Agency launches an 8-week public hearing concerning the Plan for Thor Offshore Wind Farm and the related results of the environmental assessment (SEA) .
Great interest in building the Danish Thor Offshore Wind Farm
The Danish Energy Agency has prequalified a total of six consortia and companies to participate in the tender for Denmark's largest offshore wind farm to date: Thor Offshore Wind Farm with a capacity of minimum 800-1000 MW.
The Danish Energy Agency publishes tender conditions for Thor Offshore Wind Farm
The Danish Energy Agency is now launching the tendering process for the coming Thor Offshore Wind Farm. Thor will be Denmark's largest offshore wind farm to date with a capacity of 800-1000 MW when it is fully established and connected to the grid by 2027 at the latest.
The Danish Energy Agency and Vietnamese authorities discuss steps to move offshore wind expansion forward in Vietnam
The Danish Energy Agency and the Vietnamese Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority are preparing an Input to Roadmap report for offshore wind development in Vietnam. Vietnam has a potential of 160 GW offshore wind, and today the Danish Energy Agency and Vietnamese authorities organized a webinar to discuss the most important governmental steps to move the expansion of offshore wind forward.
DEA publishes answers raised in the market dialogue on Thor Offshore Wind Farm
To follow up on the market dialogue on Thor Offshore Wind Farm held in November 2019, the Danish Energy Agency now publishes answers to questions raised as part of the dialogue on the tender procedures.
Technology neutral tender 2019 determined
The technology neutral tender round for 2019 has now been determined and has resulted in a record low level of aid to onshore wind turbines and solar PV. The budget for the tender round was DKK 258 million (2019 prices) with a bid cap of 6 øre per kWh.
Material for the market dialogue on conditions for the call for tender on Thor Offshore Wind Farm
The Danish Energy Agency publishes detailed material concerning central elements and questions, which will be discussed with market players at the market dialogue on 25 Nov 2019 in Copenhagen.
Denmark's Baseline Projection 2019 - now in English
The Danish version of Denmark's Baseline Projection 2019 was published on 30 August 2019. Now it is available in English translation.
Call for bids in the technology neutral tender scheme
Today, the Danish Energy Agency has opened this year’s a tendering scheme concerning a price premium for electricity from onshore wind, solar PV and open-door offshore wind. The deadline for bids is 27 November 2019.
New approach for completing environmental assessments for Thor offshore wind farm is being launched
The Danish Energy Agency has decided that a Strategic Environmental Assessment must be completed prior to submission of final bids for 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 Environmental Impact Assessment of the concrete project.
Invitation to market dialogue on Thor offshore wind farm
On the 25th of November 2019, the Danish Energy Agency and Energinet will host a market dialogue for potential bidders and investors on the coming Thor offshore wind farm tender. Moreover, the Danish Energy Agency today publishes the results of the technical dialogue held in May 2019 concerning site-investigations for the Thor offshore wind site.