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Media: Government planning Denmark's largest offshore wind farm

According to Danish media Berlingske, the government is preparing a draft for an energy deal that will contain plans for at least one new offshore wind farm. If it becomes a reality, the farm will be twice as large as the current record holder.

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The 400 MW Anholt wind farm could soon be overtaken in the ranks as Denmark's largest offshore wind farm after the Danish government presents a draft for a new energy deal this Thursday. Danish newspaper Berlingske reports that the government's draft for the upcoming energy policy will involve plans to install an offshore wind farm of approximately 800 MW.

According the newspaper, the offshore wind farm will be connected to the grid between 2024 and 2027 to give developers maximum flexibility and ensure the cheapest possible tender price for Danish taxpayers, and potentially install the farm without subsidies. The farm will be up for tender in either 2021 or 2022.

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