01/14/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/14/2021 00:06
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.
There will be competition to build Denmark's largest offshore wind farm to date, which will be located in the North Sea off the coast at Thorsminde. By 1 December 2020, the Danish Energy Agency received a total of six applications from a broad field of consortia and companies wishing to bid for the task of building the Thor Offshore Wind Farm. All six consortia and companies meet the criteria for financial and technical capacity, and the Agency has prequalified all six of them.
'It is a strong set of players that has applied to be prequalified to bid for building Thor Offshore Wind Farm. This confirms that Denmark remains an attractive country when it comes to investments in offshore wind. Furthermore, the great interest is crucial for a cost-effective green transition' says Deputy Director of the Danish Energy Agency Janni Torp Kjærgaard.
The selected applicants are the following (in alphabetical order):
The Danish Energy Agency will complete the tender during 2021. The decision on the winner of the tender is expected to be announced at the end of 2021.
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