EU clears DONG Energy and Danish operator’s power deal

The European Commission found a power deal between the Danish transmission system operator and DONG Energy does not breach state aid rules. In December 2010, Energinet.dk signed a contract with the Danish energy company to supply power to the network at short notice to ensure the balance and technical stability of the Danish electricity system. […]

Denmark to buy gas storage site from DONG

Denmark is to take over an underground gas storage site for 2.25 billion krone (£239m). Energinet.dk, the state-owned operator of the Danish transmission network signed a conditional deal with gas explorer DONG Energy. Based on the well-populated island Zealand in Denmark, Stenlille has stored gas from the Danish part of the North Sea since 1989. […]

Contract signed for first UK-Denmark electricity link

Plans to build the first electricity interconnector between the UK and Denmark moved forward as a new contract was signed in London today. National Grid signed a co-operation agreement with Energinet.dk – the owner of the main electricity and natural gas grids in Denmark – for an electricity link between the two countries. The two […]

UK-Denmark connection study begins

The UK’s National Grid has announced it is starting a study with the owner of the main electricity and natural gas grids in Denmark, Energinet.dk, to see if developing an electricity power connection between the two countries is possible. Terry McCormick, head of UK and European Business Development at National Grid said: “More interconnection with […]

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