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 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.
New agreement about Hesselø Offshore Windfarm is a step closer to net zero subsidies to offshore wind
The Danish wind adventure has been on a path towards net zero subsidies for some years. The agreement on the subsidy scheme for Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm is a step closer to that political objective.
Great interest in building the Danish Thor Offshore Wind Farm
The Danish Energy Agency has prequalified a total of six consortia and companies to participate in the tender for Denmark's largest offshore wind farm to date: Thor Offshore Wind Farm with a capacity of minimum 800-1000 MW.
The Danish Energy Agency publishes tender conditions for Thor Offshore Wind Farm
The Danish Energy Agency is now launching the tendering process for the coming Thor Offshore Wind Farm. Thor will be Denmark's largest offshore wind farm to date with a capacity of 800-1000 MW when it is fully established and connected to the grid by 2027 at the latest.
Technology neutral tender 2019 determined
The technology neutral tender round for 2019 has now been determined and has resulted in a record low level of aid to onshore wind turbines and solar PV. The budget for the tender round was DKK 258 million (2019 prices) with a bid cap of 6 øre per kWh.
Call for bids in the technology neutral tender scheme
Today, the Danish Energy Agency has opened this year’s a tendering scheme concerning a price premium for electricity from onshore wind, solar PV and open-door offshore wind. The deadline for bids is 27 November 2019.
Slight increase in energy consumption in 2018
Denmark's observed energy consumption increased by 0.2% in 2018, while CO2 emissions increased by 0.3% as a result of higher consumption of fossil fuels. At the same time, a significant decline in North Sea production last year has led to a fall in total energy production of 10.5% according to the preliminary energy statistics for 2018 published by the Danish Energy Agency yesterday.
The offshore substation and the export cables is included in the scope of the Danish offshore wind farm tender
The offshore windfarm Thor will be tendered through tender with negotiation like in the previous Danish offshore wind tenders, and the grid connection from the wind farm to the onshore point of connection will be included in the scope of the tender.
New EIA process for Vesterhav Syd initiated
The Energy Board of Appeal has cancelled and withdrawn the part of the construction licence for the Vesterhav Syd Offshore Wind Farm concerning assessment of environmental impacts, with a view to renewed processing by the Danish Energy Agency. A new EIA process has been initiated.
Tender scheme for smaller solar PV installations determined
The tender scheme concerning a price premium for solar PV with an installed capacity of less than 1 MW has now been determined.