Subjects: Environment, Energy
New virtual platform to share Danish offshore wind experiences
The Danish Energy Agency and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark launch www.offshorewindtour.org to share Danish experiences with offshore wind accelerating offshore wind globally.
Global green transition has never been more urgent and Denmark holds a front-runner position within offshore wind based on more than 30 years of experience. Sharing Danish experiences and expertise with upcomi
Invitation to a market dialogue regarding deeper preliminary geotechnical investigations at the Energy Island in the North Sea
The Danish Energy Agency will host a market dialogue for potential bidders and businesses regarding the need for deeper geotechnical data for the energy island in the North Sea.
Thor Wind Farm I/S to build Thor Offshore Wind Farm following a historically low bid price
Thor Wind Farm I/S has won the concession to build Thor Offshore Wind Farm. This is the first time a tendering procedure has been completed for offshore wind energy in Denmark without aid. When power is produced, the winner is expected to pay DKK 2.8 bn. to the Danish state within just a few years.
The Danish Energy Agency invites bidders to draw lots to identify the bid winner for Thor Offshore Wind Farm
The Danish Energy Agency invites a number of bidders to draw lots to identify the winner for Thor Offshore Wind Farm, as more than one bidder has offered the minimum price of 0,01 øre/kWh and largest wind farm capacity.
Wind and solar power will beat coal in the battle for Chinas energy transformation
In 2060, wind and solar power will supply more than 90 per cent of the energy needed for the Chinese society, and coal will be out. The China Energy Transformation Outlook 2021 summary presents pathways for achieving China’s targets to peak CO2 emissions before 2030 and reach carbon neutrality before 2060. Besides the shift to renewables, energy efficiency will be a key pillar to decouple energy d
Technology neutral tender 2021 completed
The technology neutral tender round for 2021, which had an overall cap of DKK 1.2 billion, has now been completed. There were no bids in this year’s tender round.
Invitation to technical dialogue regarding the soft seabed found at the site for Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm
The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and Energinet invite potential developers to dive into the seabed-data and to contribute with their assessment of whether Hesselø OWF is still attractive to establish within the current framework set for the project.
Nord Stream 2 – pipeline B can be put into operation
Nord Stream 2 AG has now fulfilled all conditions in order to put pipeline B into operation
The Danish Energy Agency publishes Discussion Paper II about the Energy Island in the North Sea
Today, the Danish Energy Agency publishes Discussion Paper II as part of the second market dialogue regarding the procurement framework for the construction and co-ownership of the Energy Island in the North Sea
The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) invites potential tenderers and relevant market operators to participate in the second market dialogue on the coming tender regarding the constructio
India and Denmark launch Centre for Offshore Wind and Renewable Energy
Yesterday, the Honorable Minister R.K. Singh and Honorable Minister Dan Jørgensen inaugurated the joint Centre of Excellence for Offshore Wind and Renewable Energy in New Delhi. The vision is to become a nationally and internationally recognized, respected and leading knowledge hub working for a sustainable development of offshore wind energy in India.
Invitation to orientation meeting as part of the market dialogue II regarding the Energy Island in the North Sea
The Danish Energy Agency invites potential tenderers to participate in an orientation meeting as part of the second market dialogue regarding the procurement framework for the construction and co-ownership of the Energy Island in the North Sea.
New chapter in Ukrainian-Danish government cooperation to support Ukraine’s green transition and reduce energy consumption
The Ukrainian-Danish government cooperation is now embarking on a new five-year programme. The programme has a special focus on long-term energy planning, energy efficiency and district heating, where there is great potential for reducing both Ukraine's energy consumption and imports of fossil fuels.
New Danish district heating cooperation will help China achieve its climate goals
Today, around a third of the world's energy is used on heating and cooling. Especially in China, the potential for green heating is huge. Based on this, UNEP DTU Partnership and the Danish Energy Agency are entering into a new cooperation agreement on district heating in China.
The Danish Energy Agency releases the time schedule and tender documents for the forthcoming Danish technology neutral tender
The Danish Energy Agency kicks off the tender process for the forthcoming technology neutral tender with the release of the tender documents. The forthcoming technology neutral tender will be held in the autumn 2021.
The tender for Hesselø OFW has been put on hold
There is a need to analyze the results of the preliminary site investigation further as soft clay formations have been found in the upper 20-30 meters below the seabed.
The Danish Energy Agency publishes the final tender conditions for Thor Offshore Wind Farm
The Danish Energy Agency is now publishing the final tender conditions for Denmark's largest offshore wind farm, Thor Offshore Wind Farm. With this announcement the last phase of the tender process begins, and this phase ends with a final bid deadline November 8. 2021 for the six bidders.
Invitation to a market dialogue about the site investigations for the energy islands in the North Sea and Baltic Sea
During week 25, the Danish Energy Agency will host a market dialogue for bidders and businesses regarding site investigations for the future energy islands in the North Sea and Baltic Sea.
The Danish Energy Agency approves the Plan for Thor Offshore Wind Farm with associated Strategic Environmental Assessment report and publishes the site-boundaries
Based on the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Plan for Thor Offshore Wind Farm and the public consultation, the Danish Energy Agency concludes that the Plan for Thor can be realized in the dedicated site west of Thorsminde, and without significant impacts to the environment. At the same time, the DEA has narrowed down the site for the wind farm from 440 km2 to 286 km2.
New report: How a state energy company like Ørsted shifted from black to green energy – and the regulatory framework that made it possible
What does it take for a country and its biggest state-owned energy company to successfully shift from black to green energy? A new report dives into both challenges and opportunities seized by policymakers and energy company Ørsted on Denmark’s path to green transition.