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Upcoming Market Dialogue on Thor Offshore Wind Farm Call for Tender

News   •   Nov 01, 2019 10:52 CET

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The Danish Energy Agency and Energinet publishes the program for the Market Dialogue on the Thor Offshore Wind Farm tendering procedure to be held 25 November 2019 in Copenhagen. At the same time, marketing material describing the Thor-project and related timetable and tender process is published.

At the Market Dialogue, the Danish Energy Agency and Energinet will present some of the key elements of the tendering procedure. Moreover, the Danish Energy Agency and Energinet will collect viewpoints from potential tenderers and investors in order to optimize the tender conditions. The ultimate aim of the dialogue is thus to collect relevant input from market players and thus pave the way for obtaining lowest possible bid prices, when final bids are to be submitted for the Thor Call for Tender in 2021.

The program for the Market Dialogue can be downloaded here

In the days following the conference there will also be an opportunity for scheduling bilateral meetings of confidential nature with the Danish Energy Agency’s and Energinet’s Thor offshore wind team. These meetings will be held in the days 26-29 November, where potential tenderers and investors can book a meeting by contacting Søren Dale Pedersen sdp@ens.dk for an appointment.

Registration for the Market Dialogue and appointments for a bilateral meeting shall be done on 14 November 2019 at the latest. Participation is free of charge. The conference is aiming at potential tenderers, investors and their advisors as the primary audience.

Venue for the Market Dialogue

The Market Dialogue will take place on 25 November  2019 from 10 am at the Danish Energy Agency, Carsten Niebuhrs Gade 43, 1577 Copenhagen V. Denmark.

Marketing material for the Thor Offshore Wind Farm tender

As background information for the Market Dialogue, the Danish Energy Agency also publishes a marketing document on the Thor tendering process. The marketing document is targeted potential tenderers and other interested stakeholders and describes the overall terms for offshore wind in Denmark, including the Thor Offshore Wind Farm tendering procedure and related timetable and tender process. The Danish Energy Agency is the responsible authority for the tendering process and will act as the single point-of-contact for all queries concerning the Thor call for tender.

The marketing document can be downloaded here

Detailed material for the dialogue on 25 November

In addition to the above, the Danish Energy Agency will also publish more detailed material for the Market Dialogue, which focuses on central elements and questions, which the Agency wish to discuss at the Market Dialogue. There will especially be a focus on new elements in the tendering process compared to previous Danish offshore wind call for tenders, including:

  • Timetable for the tendering process
  • Conditions for prequalification
  • Award criteria and financial terms
  • Process for environmental assessments
  • Issues concerning grid connection

About Thor Offshore Wind Farm

Thor Offshore Wind Farm is the first of the three offshore wind farms agreed to be established with the Energy Agreement of 2018. Thor Offshore Wind Farm will have a capacity of 800-1,000 MW and will thus be the largest offshore wind farm in Denmark. Thor Offshore Wind Farm is expected to be in full operation in 2027 at the latest.

For further information about the Thor tendering process

Chief Advisor, Jeppe Lundbæk, jel@ens.dk, phone (+45) 3392 7553

Special Advisor, Søren Dale Pedersen, sdp@ens.dk, phone (+45) 3395 4323

For further information about the Thor tendering process in general please consult: www.ens.dk/thor

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