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Renewables-Focused DONG Energy Finds Buyer For O&G Unit

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2017

Last year, Denmark-based energy group DONG Energy announced its intention to stray away from its oil and gas (O&G) business and focus more on renewable energy. Now, the company has found a buyer for its upstream O&G unit. DONG Energy [Read More]

Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm Begins Generating Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2017

Electricity has been generated for the first time at DONG Energy’s Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm, located off the North Norfolk, U.K., coast. With the initial turbines installed, power from the first turbine is now being exported to the national [Read More]

DONG Energy Offers Free Offshore Wind ‘Safaris’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 03, 2017

The electricity consumption of DONG Energy’s 700,000 residential customers is now covered by clean energy from Danish offshore wind. In turn, the developer is celebrating the milestone by inviting 1,000 Danes on an “offshore wind farm safari.” The free project [Read More]

World’s First Offshore Wind Farm Says Goodbye

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

After more than 25 years of operation, DONG Energy has decided to retire Vindeby, the world’s first offshore wind farm. Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, consisting of 11 wind turbines, was connected to the grid in 1991. The Danish wind project [Read More]

RENEW Northeast Welcomes Offshore Wind Developers, National Wildlife Federation

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 08, 2017

RENEW Northeast, a nonprofit association uniting environmental advocates and the renewable energy industry, has welcomed the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and offshore wind developers DONG Energy and Vineyard Wind to its board of directors. The group’s mission is to promote [Read More]

As Next Step In Renewables Focus, DONG Energy Says Goodbye To Coal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 02, 2017

Demark-based energy group DONG Energy is planning to not only exit the oil and gas (O&G) industry in 2017, but also stop the use of coal by 2023. Since 2006, DONG Energy says it has reduced its coal consumption by [Read More]

DONG Energy Invests In Taiwan’s Offshore Wind Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 26, 2017

DONG Energy has signed an agreement to acquire a 35% ownership interest in Taiwanese offshore wind project Formosa I from local developer Swancor Renewable. The new owners of Formosa I are DONG Energy (35%), Macquarie Capital (50%) and Swancor Industries [Read More]

DONG Energy’s O&G Exit To Be Completed By Year-End

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 19, 2017

Demark-based energy group DONG Energy is planning to exit the oil and gas (O&G) industry as soon as the end of this year. In connection with an interim report for the first nine months of 2016, DONG Energy says it [Read More]

Centrica No Longer An Owner Of Wind Assets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 13, 2017

In a deal representing the company’s departure from owning wind assets, U.K. energy company Centrica has agreed to sell its 50% interest in the Lincs wind farm. Lincs is a 270 MW offshore wind farm located off the coast of [Read More]

DONG OK’d For 8 MW Turbines In Offshore Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 13, 2017

DONG Energy has received approval of an amended building consent for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 Offshore Wind Farm, to be situated off the coast of Germany. The original consent was granted in December 2011. However, DONG Energy says it needed [Read More]