Illustration: The Danish Energy Agency

The ‘Danish Energy Agency’ (DEA) has pushed back the start date for the tender to build the ‘North Sea Energy Island’ (Energiø Nordsø) by up to twelve months: the tender is now expected to be announced in September 2023, in the meantime DEA will hold more market dialogues while also further analysing the market’s input and preparing the tender. The Agency still aims at having the ‘North Sea Energy Island’ starting to supply clean energy in 2033. DEA is now focusing on a ‘flexible island concept’ which allows to combine a dammed island with electricity transmission and energy conversion on platforms on the island, but without limiting the possibilities for innovative activities. Read more: