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More cable trouble on Danish island – must now resort to diesel

The Danish island Anholt is again having problems with its electricity connection but this time, Dong Energy's offshore wind turbines are not taking the hit. Instead, the adverse impacts are rippling through the island's tiny population.

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The electrical connection between the Danish mainland and the large Dong Energy offshore wind farm near the island of Anholt has been posing problems for some time.

On several occasions, the cable has had issues which became very expensive for cable supplier NKT, who was subsequently forced to pay huge sums in compensation to Dong who was unable to send electricity into the grid.

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