European Energy grid connects 70 MW green energy in Denmark

25.05.2018

Throughout the past weeks, European Energy has grid connected eight solar farms with a total capacity of 70 MW. The solar farms are located at Lolland, Falster, Læsø, Bornholm, near Holbæk and near Hjørring.

“It has been a pleasure to experience the focus our team has shown in grid connecting the farms. All the farms are now grid connected and will deliver green electricity to more than 24.000 Danish households,“ said Knud Erik Andersen, CEO at European Energy.

Bodilsker Solar Farm at Bornholm will officially be inaugurated by the Danish Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Lars Chr. Lilleholt, in connection with the political festival “Folkemødet in June. Bodilsker Solar Farm and the other seven solar farms serve as an example of solar farms naturally belonging in the Danish energy mix.

“The technology used in solar farms has progressed remarkably over the past couple of years, and is now considerably cheaper in Denmark than electricity generated with coal, oil and biomass. Solar and wind farms are clean energy production without any CO2 emissions. Today solar and wind delivers the cheapest energy,“ said Knud Erik Andersen.

Source: European Energy

Similar Entries

DHYBRID, the leading German solution provider for PV hybrid, energy storage and smart-grid projects, has announced its partnership with QOS Energy, the data intelligence cloud specialist, to monitor PV hybrid and energy storage plants. DHYBRID will benefit from the versatility of QOS Energy’s monitoring software, which is unique in its ability to aggregate data from all types of energy sources onto one single analytics platform.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been commissioned to build a pioneering wind complex in Australia, which will combine the installation of a wind farm with 56 of the firm's SG 3.4-132 turbines with a battery energy storage system. Under the terms of the contract entered into with the renewable energy IPP, Neoen, Siemens Gamesa will build the entire complex on an EPC basis and then maintain it for 25 years.

Europe invested a total of €51.2bn in wind energy in 2017. The development of new farms accounted for €22.3bn of this. This is according to WindEurope’s ‘Financing and Investment Trends’ report released today. The rest of the investment went on the refinancing of existing wind farms, the acquisition of projects and of companies involved in wind and on public market fundraising. The total investment figure was 9% up on 2016.

The European Parliament, European Council and European Commission have agreed to a binding 32% EU renewable energy target for 2030, up from the original proposal of 27%. James Watson, CEO SolarPower Europe commented "The deal is a good one for solar. We see a much more ambitious target than was expected just a few months ago and importantly we have a strong framework for self-consumption and prosumers."