New Energy Islands

The construction of two energy islands will be the beginning of a new era for future development of Danish offshore wind. 


Figure: Danish Energy Agency.
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.
Figure: Danish Energy Agency.
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.
Beijing. Photo: Colourbox
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 demand from Chinas economic growth.
Photo: Lars Schmidt.
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.
Figure: Danish Energy Agency.
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.