New Energy Islands
The construction of two energy islands will be the beginning of a new era for future development of Danish offshore wind.
Our areas of responsibility
At the Danish Energy Agency, we are making a difference every day – in Denmark and in countries all over the world. We view climate change as the biggest challenge we are facing. We know we need to be ambitious and innovative in our approach to climate change mitigation. Our goal is a well-planned green transition with Denmark leading the way, sharing Danish experiences and solutions globally. Read more about our work.
1. December 2021
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.
25. November 2021
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.
10. November 2021
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.
27. October 2021
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.
8. October 2021
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.