This was originally scheduled for 29th April 2015 but was changed in September 2014 after the Danish government reviewed its offshore wind plans.
The bill implemented the agreement to abolish the PSO levy gradually from 2017-2022, so support for renewable energy in future will be financed from the budget.One of the seven qualified bidders, WPD, Stadtwerke Munchen and local partner Hofor, have pulled out of the Kriegers Flak bidding process.In October 2015 the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) pre-qualified 7 companies for the 600MW project but due to ongoing political uncertainty with offshore wind support in Denmark the consortium has pulled out.The Danish Nature Agency gave EIA approval for onshore electrical construction.will now start detailed planning of the onshore cables and stations included in the grid connection for the wind farm.
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Indeed, as Windpower Monthly went to press, Denmark's political parties were hammering out final details of the most innovative element of the country's new offshore plans - those that deal with a series of near-shore sites that have been earmarked as suitable for offshore wind.The driver behind all this activity was the approval in March by the new parliament to increase the country's aim and supply 50% of electricity from wind power by 2020.Kriegers Flak APS a consortium of En BW (50%), Siemens Financial Services (32.5%) and DEME (17.5%) confirmed they submitted an indicative offer and will now proceed with the final binding bid, that has to be submitted before 8th November 2016. Deadline to submit preliminary bids, which will be followed by negotiations with tenderers.This goes beyond its commitment under the European targets to provide 31%of electricity from renewables.
New offshore projects will play a crucial part in meeting this goal, with 1.5GW in additional offshore capacity now being planned by the Danish Energy Agency, a government body, with the active participation of other organisations, such as transmission system operator and the Danish Wind Industry Association.Vattenfall won the tender to build the wind farm at a cost of EUR 49.9/MWh.The project will have a total investment of EUR 1.1-1.3 billion, pending a final investment decision.“The announcement is an essential milestone for our ambition to increase our production of renewable power.Shortly after the Concession Agreement with the successful tenderer, the tenderer will obtain a licence to construct the wind farm and related internal grid. A broad majority of political parties in the Danish Parliament today adopted the bill which implements the Public Service Obligation(PSO) Agreement of 17 November 2016.Already 14 December 2016 the European Commission approved the PSO solution.