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The Danish Energy Agency publishes discussion paper about the Energy Island in the North Sea

Today, the Danish Energy Agency publishes a Discussion Paper on the procurement framework for the commercial co-ownership of the Energy Island.

The Discussion Paper contains a number of themes and questions that are relevant to the procurement framework for co-ownership of the Energy Island in the North Sea and thus initiates the market dialogue with interested market operators. The Danish Energy Agency encourages all relevant market operators and potential tenderers to submit written recommendations and answers to the questions raised by the Danish Energy Agency in the Discussion Paper.

In addition, the Danish Energy Agency invites relevant market operators to participate in virtual dialogue meetings with the Danish Energy Agency via Skype. Dialogue meetings are held with a maximum of 10 operators, and the starting point for the meetings is the discussion paper.

Read more about participation in the market dialogue.

Requests for participation in a meeting and written recommendations should be submitted by e-mail to Signe Marie Enghave at In the request for participation in the market dialogue, please provide a brief introduction to your business(es) and state why you are interested in this project.

The main themes from the Discussion Paper are:

  • Timetables
  • Business case
  • Shared ownership and corporate structure
  • Construction and technical requirements
  • Innovation
  • Pre-conditions and interdependencies

Download the Discussion Paper from the Danish Energy Agency’s website.

Read more about the Energy Island in the North Sea.


Advisor, Signe Marie Enghave,Danish Energy Agency, +45 33 95 43 13, e-mail:

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