27 Sep '12, 8am

Danmark annonserar nya platser för havsbaserad vindkraft #vindkraft #havsbaserad

"It is important to me that there is local support," said Lidegaard, releasing the names of the locations. The terms set out by the government for the projects prohibit turbine construction within 4km of the shoreline. The eight locations were chosen following a review of 16 potential sites conducted by a working group representing several government ministries with maritime and/or energy interests. Sites were rated on a cost and return on investment basis. "It is important to me that we get the cheapest solution with the greatest possible local support," said Lidegaard. Half of the chosen sites lie on the west coast of Jutland. "Westerly winds off the Atlantic are dominant and promise a quicker return on investment," noted economist, Lisbeth Nielsen, a special adviser at the Danish Energy Agency, speaking with Windpower Offshore. It is not yet clear who will own and devel...

Full article: http://www.windpowermonthly.com/news/rss/1152196/Denmark-...

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