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Danfoss and Ørsted sign wind power PPA

Two of Denmark’s largest companies, Danfoss and Ørsted, have signed a corporate power purchase agreement for 27 MW of the capacity of Horns Rev 2 Offshore Wind Farm. Danfoss, a world-leading industrial manufacturer of energy efficient solutions, has signed a 10-year fixed price corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with Ørsted to offtake the renewable electricity … Continue reading Danfoss and Ørsted sign wind power PPA

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Denmark to build energy island: cross-border “hybrid” offshore wind farms are on their way

The Danish Parliament has voted in favour of the construction of an artificial energy island in the North Sea which will serve as an energy hub for offshore wind. The plan is that the island will be connected to multiple countries’ electricity networks. When fully connected, it will help transmit up to 10 GW of offshore … Continue reading Denmark to build energy island: cross-border “hybrid” offshore wind farms are on their way

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The production from the Horns Rev 2 Offshore Wind Farm in Denmark topped 10 billion kWh

Since HRH The Crown Prince inaugurated Ørsted’s offshore wind farm Horns Rev 2 in 2009, the 91 wind turbines at the 35 km2-sized wind farm have generated enough wind power to cover 3 % of the total Danish power consumption. On 17 September 2009, HRH The Crown Prince inaugurated the Horns Rev 2 Offshore Wind … Continue reading The production from the Horns Rev 2 Offshore Wind Farm in Denmark topped 10 billion kWh

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Denmark to build a North Sea island to serve as a wind power hub

Denmark has agreed to build an island in the North Sea that would gather and distribute electricity from wind energy farms.The 210-billion kroner ($34 billion) artificial island will be created about 80 kilometers (50 miles) off the country’s west coast and will connect to several European countries.The energy hub in the North Sea will be … Continue reading Denmark to build a North Sea island to serve as a wind power hub

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First wind turbine at Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in place

The first wind turbine at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm is in place and will deliver the first fossil-free electricity shortly. It will be the largest offshore wind farm in Denmark. On 27 January, the tower, nacelle and blades were installed for the first turbine at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the … Continue reading First wind turbine at Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in place

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Iberdrola and Total join forces to bid for the Thor offshore wind power plant in Denmark

Iberdrola, a global energy leader and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, has joined forces with Total, an energy company with extensive experience offshore in the Danish North Sea, to develop an offshore wind farm in Denmark. The two companies have formed a 50% joint venture, shortlisted by the Danish Energy Agency to … Continue reading Iberdrola and Total join forces to bid for the Thor offshore wind power plant in Denmark

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Developments on offshore wind power in the Baltic Sea

In September 2020, eight Baltic countries (Poland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia) signed a joint declaration with the Commission to accelerate the development of offshore wind energy in the region, and the Energy Cooperation of The North Seas should help them build on the successes of offshore wind in the North Sea … Continue reading Developments on offshore wind power in the Baltic Sea

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The Danish Energy Agency grant permits for Vesterhav Syd and Nord wind power plants

On Monday 14 December, the Danish Energy Agency gave permission for the construction work on the offshore wind farms Vesterhav Syd and Nord to begin. The Danish Energy Agency’s decision constitutes a stamp of approval that Vattenfall’s projects comply with legislation with regards the environment, nature and consideration for neighbors. On Monday 14 December, the … Continue reading The Danish Energy Agency grant permits for Vesterhav Syd and Nord wind power plants

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Wind power in Denmark, Thor offshore wind farm tender

The Danish Energy Agency has published the contract notice together with the complete tender conditions for the up to 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm. The publication of the contract notice on the EU’s platform for public procurement Tenders Electronic Daily (TED) officially launches the tender and the pre-qualification process for Thor. DEA said the … Continue reading Wind power in Denmark, Thor offshore wind farm tender

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Kriegers Flak will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind power plant

On Friday, the 72nd and final foundation of the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm was successfully placed in the Baltic Sea. Although working under special circumstances due to Covid19, the installation of the foundations, which started in May, were completed on schedule in a little over three months. Once completed, Kriegers Flak will be Denmark’s … Continue reading Kriegers Flak will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind power plant

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Denmark approves two wind energy islands with 5 GW

Danish parliament also approves plans for the development of the up to 1GW Hesselo offshore wind farm. Denmark has given the green light for the development of two energy islands totalling 5GW by 2030 and the up to 1GW Hesselo offshore wind farm. The approvals are part of a broader climate agreement signed by the … Continue reading Denmark approves two wind energy islands with 5 GW

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Denmark plans to build islands with wind energy

Denmark announced a proposal for the construction of two large islands that will house wind turbines in wind farms. According to the government, it can increase Europe’s wind power capacity by 54%. The wind turbines will be installed in the existing island of Bornholm, not the Baltic, in a second built in an artificial structure. … Continue reading Denmark plans to build islands with wind energy

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First foundation for Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in place

The first foundation for Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm has been successfully placed in the Baltic Sea well on schedule to contribute to Vattenfall’s goal of enabling fossil-free living within one generation. The first foundation for Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm, 15-40 kilometres off the coast of Denmark, has been placed in the sea … Continue reading First foundation for Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in place

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Vestas has won a 63 MW wind energy order to supply 16 wind turbines for two wind farm projects in Denmark

Vestas has won a 63 MW wind power order to supply, install and commission 16 wind turbines for two projects in central Jutland in Denmark. With this order, Vestas has secured the total 135 MW wind energy volume of the second technology-neutral auction in Denmark in 2019, underlining Vestas’ unparalleled ability to support customers in … Continue reading Vestas has won a 63 MW wind energy order to supply 16 wind turbines for two wind farm projects in Denmark

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Vestas wins request for repowering with wind turbines at the Danish wind power auction

Vestas has received a 36 MW repowering order for the Overgaard II wind energy project from Wind Estate A/S, one of Denmark’s leading energy companies. The order is derived from Denmark’s second energy neutral auction in 2019, and it is Vestas’ fourth repowering order from the two auction rounds for a total of more than … Continue reading Vestas wins request for repowering with wind turbines at the Danish wind power auction

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EU Commissioner visited Horns Rev 3 wind power plant

As part of the newly appointed European Commissioner for Energy’s first official visit to a member state, Kadri Simson on 6 February visited Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in the North Sea and the surveillance centre at Vattenfall’s service centre in Esbjerg, western Denmark. The European Commission has launched a European Green Deal (EGD) … Continue reading EU Commissioner visited Horns Rev 3 wind power plant

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Wind energy in Denmark, Vestas’ wind turbines 36 MW repowering wind farm

Vestas has secured a 36 MW repowering order for the final phase of the 94 MW Overgaard 1 wind farm in Randers Municipality in Denmark. The order is derived from the energy-neutral auction in November 2019 in Denmark and it is placed by SE Blue Renewables, a joint venture between the Danish energy company Norlys … Continue reading Wind energy in Denmark, Vestas’ wind turbines 36 MW repowering wind farm

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Wind energy in Denmark, Siemens Gamesa wind turbines debuts

The first of Siemens Gamesa’s new SG 5.0-132 model of wind turbines will be installed on the island of Thyholm, close to the Limfjorden fjord in Denmark. The wind turbines will be installed at the Torp Vindmoellepark wind farm, which is the second project in Denmark to be operated without subsidies. Siemens Gamesa has entered … Continue reading Wind energy in Denmark, Siemens Gamesa wind turbines debuts

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Denmark plans to build artificial islands for wind energy

Denmark is pursuing plans to build one or more artificial islands surrounded by offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 10 gigawatts, capable of supplying up to 10 million households, the climate and energy ministry has said. The country, which produced 41% of its energy from wind power in 2018, the highest level in Europe, … Continue reading Denmark plans to build artificial islands for wind energy

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North Seas Energy Ministers reinforce cooperation on offshore wind power

Energy Ministers from North Seas countries met today in Brussels and agreed their 2020 Work Programme on offshore wind energy deployment as a means of reaching climate neutrality by 2050. The 10 North Seas Energy Cooperation countries – Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK – agreed at their … Continue reading North Seas Energy Ministers reinforce cooperation on offshore wind power

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