Tag Archives: Denmark

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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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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