Prospects for coastal wind projects obscured further

Offshore wind projects via an open-door ordinance are pushed into public hearings with a new procedural change. This will delay installation by an additional two to three years, making the green energy transition both more expensive and slower, states project developer.
Photo: Visualisering, European Energy
Photo: Visualisering, European Energy
BY MAZ PLECHINGER

Yet another step is inserted in Denmark's licensing process for building coastal offshore wind farms. Projects under the open-door ordinance are obliged to go through a public hearing on the project's specific Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and a drafted establishment license. This applies both to ongoing and coming project, the Danish Energy Agency informs in a statement Friday morning.

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