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Germany and Denmark invest 9,000 million in a 3 GW wind power plant

The wind farm will be located in the Baltic Sea and the 3 GW produced will supply 4.1 million homes.The governments of Germany and Denmark are preparing a solution so that Europe can take a step back on the supply of natural gas from Russia.At stake is the construction of an offshore wind farm in … Continue reading Germany and Denmark invest 9,000 million in a 3 GW wind power plant

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RWE starts soil investigations for Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm

RWE has started soil investigations off the Danish west coast. Up to three research vessels will acquire geotechnical data from the seabed approximately 22 kilometres from the port of Thorsminde. The collected data is important for the fabrication and installation of the main components of RWE’s Thor offshore wind farm. The geological research vessel Fugro … Continue reading RWE starts soil investigations for Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm

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3D-printed reefs to help restore marine biodiversity in the Kattegat in Denmark

Ørsted and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Denmark) are testing how 3D-printed reefs can benefit biodiversity in the Kattegat, a strait between Denmark and Sweden, which is experiencing a historically low cod stock. This is the first time 3D-printed reefs are used in Danish waters, and they will complement existing boulder reefs that … Continue reading 3D-printed reefs to help restore marine biodiversity in the Kattegat in Denmark

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Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to increase offshore wind power capacity tenfold

Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark will on Wednesday announce a joint pledge to build at least 150 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind in the North Sea by 2050, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen told Danish daily Jyllands-Posten. This would be an almost tenfold increase in the European Union’s offshore wind capacity and comes as … Continue reading Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark to increase offshore wind power capacity tenfold

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Denmark wants to build two wind energy islands to supply more renewable energy to Europe

In a statement, Denmark’s Minister of Climate, Energy, and Utilities Dan Jørgensen said Denmark and Europe “must be free of Russian fossil fuels as fast as possible.” To achieve this, the country will move forward with its energy transition by “massively increasing” the deployment of renewable energy on land and at sea, Jørgensen said. Denmark’s … Continue reading Denmark wants to build two wind energy islands to supply more renewable energy to Europe

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RWE selects Port of Thorsminde as Operations & Maintenance base for Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm

RWE has selected Port of Thorsminde from which to carry out the operation and maintenance of its Thor Offshore Wind Farm. Both companies have now signed a corresponding Letter of Intent (LoI) to support the arrangement. With a planned capacity of 1,000 megawatts (MW) Thor will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm to date. The wind … Continue reading RWE selects Port of Thorsminde as Operations & Maintenance base for Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm

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RWE signs grid connection agreement with Energinet for Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm

RWE has signed an agreement with the Danish grid operator Energinet for its Thor Offshore Wind Farm. The agreement regulates the technical set-up, the power quality and the cooperation between RWE and Energinet, at the point of connection (POC) in Volder Mark. With a planned capacity of around 1,000 megawatts (MW) Thor will be Denmark’s … Continue reading RWE signs grid connection agreement with Energinet for Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm

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Incident at Anholt Offshore Wind Farm

At Anholt Offshore Wind Farm in Denmark, a rotor including three blades has separated from the nacelle of one of the offshore wind turbines and fallen into the sea. No one has been injured. The relevant authorities have been notified about the incident. We are investigating the cause of the incident, and as an extraordinary … Continue reading Incident at Anholt Offshore Wind Farm

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Partnership behind ‘Green Fuels for Denmark’ accelerates project and investigates production of green jet fuel by 2025

As a result of the increased Danish ambitions within Power-to-X, the partnership behind the Power-to-X flagship project ‘Green Fuels for Denmark’ in Copenhagen has decided to bring forward parts of the project in order to produce green fuels for heavy transport two years earlier than previously planned. Specifically, the partnership has decided to bring forward … Continue reading Partnership behind ‘Green Fuels for Denmark’ accelerates project and investigates production of green jet fuel by 2025

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RWE to build Denmark’s hitherto largest offshore wind farm

Today, in the presence of the Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities, Dan Jørgensen, RWE has signed a concession agreement with the Danish Energy Agency (Energistyrelsen). The concession grants the right to construct and operate the Thor offshore wind farm for 30 years. With a planned capacity of around 1,000 megawatts Thor will be … Continue reading RWE to build Denmark’s hitherto largest offshore wind farm

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Denmark Launches World’s Largest Wind Turbine Amid Wind Power ‘Arms Race

The 271-metre-high wind turbine in Thy can deliver electricity for 18,000 households, but will be eclipsed by competitors by the end of this year.Denmark, one of the acknowledged international leaders in wind power, has launched the world’s largest wind turbine.The turbine spanning 271.4 metres measured from the ground to the top wingtip stands tall at … Continue reading Denmark Launches World’s Largest Wind Turbine Amid Wind Power ‘Arms Race

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Siemens Gamesa to install two offshore wind power plants in Denmark

Swedish power company Vattenfall has made the final investment decision on the Vesterhav Nord (176 MW) and Vesterhav Syd (168 MW) offshore projects. Both wind farms will be equipped with 41 SG 8.0-167 Direct Drive wind turbines and their installation will be completed during 2023.The agreement with Vattenfall includes a three-year service contract. Siemens Gamesa … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to install two offshore wind power plants in Denmark

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RWE secures concession for 1,000-megawatt wind farm off the Danish coast

RWE forges ahead with its growth in offshore wind: As announced by the Danish Energy Agency (Energistyrelsen) today, the German-based energy company was awarded the concession for the offshore wind project Thor. With a planned capacity of around 1,000 megawatts (MW) Thor will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm to date. The wind farm will … Continue reading RWE secures concession for 1,000-megawatt wind farm off the Danish coast

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The Njord Group consortium chooses NIRAS as advisor on tender for world’s first energy island in Denmark

NIRAS will be the advisor of a consortium called Njord Group that consists of ACCIONA, Boskalis, DEME, and MT Højgaard International. The four companies will develop a joint tender for the future energy island in the North Sea in support of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners that are acting as project developer on behalf of the investor … Continue reading The Njord Group consortium chooses NIRAS as advisor on tender for world’s first energy island in Denmark

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Denmark and Belgium to connect energy islands with undersea cable

Grid operators Elia (BE) and Energinet (DK) are to collaborate further on the creation of a world first: the first undersea connection between two energy islands, exchanging power between two countries and bringing energy from offshore wind farms on land. Danish Climate and Energy Minister, Dan Jørgensen and the Belgian Energy Minister Tinne van der … Continue reading Denmark and Belgium to connect energy islands with undersea cable

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Vestas to install V236-15.0 MW wind turbine at Østerild in Denmark

Vestas has decided to install the V236-15 MW offshore prototype wind turbine at the Østerild National test centre for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark. The installation of the prototype turbine will take place in the second half of 2022 and its first kWh is planned for the fourth quarter of that year. Stretching … Continue reading Vestas to install V236-15.0 MW wind turbine at Østerild in Denmark

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Denmark eyes Germany among top wind farm clients

Denmark is expecting Germany to be a key market for its green energy. “Germany will need all the renewable energy it can get,” Denmark’s environment minister said. Denmark’s Climate Minister Dan Jorgensen told German current affairs magazine Der Spiegel on Saturday that he expects the demand for green fuel and electricity produced by Denmark’s future wind farm … Continue reading Denmark eyes Germany among top wind farm clients

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Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm inaugurated

His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Denmark, together with Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Simon Kollerup, has inaugurated Vattenfall’s new offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak. The wind farm is Scandinavia’s largest and will increase Danish wind power production by 16 per cent. With 72 offshore wind turbines and a capacity corresponding … Continue reading Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm inaugurated

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Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm to be inaugurated on September 6th

His Royal Highness the Danish Crown Prince and the Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs Simon Kollerup will inaugurate Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak in the Baltic Sea. All 72 offshore wind turbines are in place to supply fossil-free power at Vattenfall’s newest and to date largest offshore wind farm, Kriegers … Continue reading Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm to be inaugurated on September 6th

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All wind turbines installed at Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm

On 5 June, the last of a total of 72 wind turbines was installed at Kriegers Flak, which will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm. Next steps will be to finalise testing and certification of the wind farm so that it can be inaugurated after summer. Despite the logistical challenges that the Covid pandemic has … Continue reading All wind turbines installed at Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm

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