In the first of two German auction rounds, the Bundesnetzagentur has awarded DONG Energy the right to build three offshore wind projects in the German North Sea. DONG Energy submitted six projects in the bid and won with the following three projects which have a total capacity of 590MW:
• OWP West (240MW)
• Borkum Riffgrund West 2 (240MW)
• Gode Wind 3 (110MW)
The three projects are planned to be commissioned in 2024, subject to Final Investment Decision by DONG Energy i For two of the projects – OWP West and Borkum Riffgrund West 2 – DONG Energy made bids at zero EUR per MWh, i.e. these projects will not receive a subsidy on top of the wholesale electricity price. The Gode Wind 3 project was awarded based on a bid price of EUR 60 per MWh.n 2021. (Source: Dong Energy)