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Energinet offers global energy consultancy to share our unique experience from the Danish green transition.

Energinet Associated Activities offers best in class expertise within:

  • Planning and development of coherent power and energy systems
  • Power system operation with high shares of wind power
  • Planning and construction of transmission systems including underground cabling 
  • Grid connection of on- and offshore wind turbines
  • Smart Grid solutions
  • Market development and operation
  • Regulatory processes


Current projects

Energinet Associated Activities provides consultancy services world wide. In the following you will find brief descriptions of a number of our consultancy projects currently.

Technical assistance for Eastern Africa Power Pool, 2018-2020

Technical assistance for operational readiness of the Eastern Africa Power Pool.


Client: Eastern Africa Power Pool

Role: Consortium member

Partners: Tractebel Engineering, Belgium; EA Energy Analyses, Denmark

Financed by: The World Bank



Capacity building for National Grid Saudi Arabia, 2018-

Hands-on training in power system and market operation with high shares of renewable energies.


Client: National Grid of Saudi Arabia

Partner: Nord Pool Consulting, Norway; NTPC Education and Research Society, India


Energy Partnership, China, 2017-20

A continuation of the wind power and grid planning cooperation with CNREC 2013-17 extended with a cooperation agreement between State Grid and Energinet and a component in relation to Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM). The main purpose is to support the Danish-Chinese Energy Partnership with transfer of Danish experiences on technical and market issues.


Client: CNREC, State Grid Corporation China

Financed by: The Danish Energy Agency


Energy Partnership, Mexico, 2017–20

A continuation of the Danish-Mexican partnership between CENACE and Energinet 2015-17. The program comprises two main components: Transmission Planning and System Operation.


Client: CENACE, Mexico

Financed by: The Danish Energy Agency


Energy Partnership, Vietnam, 2017-20

Enhancement of the capabilities of ERAV and EVN on forecasting of demand and VRE generation and on quantifying and securing ancillary services.


Client: ERAV and EVN, Vietnam

Financed by: The Danish Energy Agency

Energy Partnership, South Africa, 2017-20

Capacity building and consultancy services for ESKOM and energy authorities in South Africa with focus on market based integration of variable renewable energies.


Client: ESKOM and energy authorities, South Africa

Financed by: The Danish Energy Agency


Accelerating Wind Power Generation, Ethiopia, 2016-19

Capacity building and advice on efficient integration of variable renewable energies in the electricity system with main focus on system operation, grid security and grid codes.


Client: Ethiopian Electric Power

Financed by: the Danish DANIDA

Capacity building, Myanmar, 2017-2019

Twinning project for renewable energy development to increase the knowledge and capacity of MOEE on integrating renewable power into the grid. Organised in 13 modules.


Client: MOEE, Myanmar

Partners: WWF, Myanmar; VESTAS

Financed by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark



Technical assistance and capacity building for UKRENERGO and Ministry of Energy, Coal and Industry, Ukraine, 2017-

Technical assistance and capacity building on various issues: Electricity market design, Datahub, System balancing and ancillary services.


Client: UKRANERGO and MoECI, Ukraine

Financed by: The Danish Energy Agency


Previous projects

Energinet Associated Activities provides consultancy services world wide. In the following you will find brief descriptions of a number of our consultancy projects.

Technical assistance for ENTSO-E, 2019

Calculation of Power Flow Indicators for Europe (PDTF).


Client: ENTSO-E, Brussels

Revision of grid codes, Indonesia, 2017-18

Consultancy services expert assistance to discuss and improve Indonesian grid Codes for all types of on-grid generators with a view to add more operational flexibility


Client: PLN, Indonesia

Financed by: The Danish Danida

Technical support and capacity building for XM, Colombia 2017

Supporting the Colombian system and market operator XM to prepare for increasing shares of wind power in the electricity system. Trainings session in Colombia and Denmark and advice on revision of grid codes.


Client: XM, Colombia


Energy efficiency and sustainable energy, Georgia, 2016-20

Review of technical grid codes and provide training on system operation with large shares of variable renewable energies during internships  in Denmark.

Client: Ministry of Energy of Georgia


Subconsultant for NIRAS, Denmark

Financed by: The Danish Danida

Presentation of Danish experiences on integration of large shares of wind power, various countries, 2016-

Contribute with presentations on Danish experiences on efficient and secure integration of large shares of wind power in the electricity system to enhance understanding of options and challenges internationally.


Client: Vestas Wind Systems



Support to integration of RES, Indonesia, 2016-

Prepare and present report “Integration of Wind Energy in Power Systems”

Client: PLN, Indonesia

Role: Subconsultant for EA Energy Analyses, Denmark

Financed by: The Danish Danida 



Partnership Energinet.dk – CENACE, Mexico, 2015-17

The Governments of Mexico and Denmark cooperate on low carbon transition with a focus on climate change mitigation and energy sector. In the renewable energy component a partnership between Energinet.dk and the Mexican system operator CENACE has been established for transfer of Danish experiences on market based integration of variable renewable energy (VRE). The cooperation includes the following main elements:

  • Technical grid codes
  • Transmission planning
  • Planning aspects of HVDC
  • Forecasting of VRE
  • Market based system operation with VRE
  • Operational flexibility
  • Operational aspects of HVDC

Client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Denmark

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Revision of grid codes, South Africa, 2015-17

Review and revision of the South African Grid Code. The objective is to enhance the generation connection conditions in accordance with issues and gabs identified during the development of the Renewables Code and the Coal IPPPP.

Client: Department of Energy (IPP Office) and NERSA, South Africa

Financed by: The Danish Energy Agency

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Operating mechanisms for Hami Energy Base, China, 2015-16

Development of least-cost unit-commitment and dispatch criteria and operational procedures for Hami Energy Base with > 10 GW generation and HVDC capacity.


Client: China Renewable Energy Engineering Institute (CREEI), China

Financed by: The World Bank


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Capacity building KETRACO, Kenya, 2015

Capacity building for Kenya Transmission Company to prepare for the construction and commissioning of a new HVDC interconnector to Ethiopia. Deliverables were 2 week training sessions on each of the following issues:

  • System operation
  • Market design and operation
  • HVDC technology
  • Project management

Client: KETRACO, Kenya

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System Adequacy and Reserve Margins, South Africa, 2015-2016

Analysis of and advice on System Adequacy and Reserve Margins in the South African Electricity System with increasing levels of renewables.

Client: SANEDI, South Africa

Partner: EA Energy Analysis

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Integration of wind power and establishment of grid codes, Egypt, 2014-2016

Consultancy services on integration of wind power in the Egyptian power system and establishment of wind power integrations code. Review of data and wind farm models, assess reinforcements in the transmission system and outline of power system protection an control requirements. Dynamic modelling  and training workshops for EETC staff.


Client: Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC)


Underground cabling, Iceland, 2014-2015

Sharing of Danish experiences and specifications on underground cabling of 132/220 kV lines with respect to technology and civil work.

Client: Landsnet, Iceland


​Practitioners Guide to Integration of VRE, IRENA, 2014

The assignment included preparing a report to be used by IRENA and other parties as a general practitioner’s guide to integration of renewable energy in the electricity system. The report is primarily directed at countries with ambitions on implementation of more sustainable energy in their electricity systems

Client: IRENA

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​Wind Power and Grid Planning, CNREC, China, 2013-2017

Transfer of Danish knowledge and experiences on integration of wind power and development and operation of electricity systems and markets. Deliverables include workshops, seminars and reports.

Client: CNREC, Beijing 

Financed by: The Danish Energy Agency

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Wind Heat Project, Shanxi, China, 2013-14

Development of optimal strategies for the operation of a local energy system consisting of a 400 MW wind farm, a district heating system and the electricity system.

Client: CNREC, Beijing. Partners: CREEI, Beijing and Ea Energy Analysis

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Eastern Africa Power Pool Twinning Project, 2013-14

Enhanced implementation and operationalization of Eastern Africa Power Pool  Coordination Center and Independent  Regulatory Board Program
The project included the following components:

  • Strengthening of EAPP’s master planning capability and updating of the Regional Master Plan
  • Update of EAPP market road map and enhance EAPP’s market design and operation capability
  • Enhance EAPP’s interconnected system operation coordination capability

Client: Eastern Africa Power Pool. Partner: EA Energy Analysis

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Singida Wind Power Project, Tanzania, 2013-14

Training for Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) in preparations for grid connection, commissioning and operation of the Singida Wind Power Park.

Sub-consultant for: Grontmij

Integration of Wind Power, Uruguay, 2012-13

Integration of Wind Power in Uruguay. Uruguay has launched an ambitious plan to increase the share of renewable power generation. The goal is to have 1,000 MW wind power in the system by 2015 and aims to reach a wind power capacity of 1,680 MW in 2028. EEC advised the Uruguayan Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mining on how to prepare the electricity system for efficient integration of the wind power with respect to grid planning and operational procedures and tools. Reports and workshops

Client: Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining, Uruguay

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Pricing Mechanisms for RES, Dubai, 2011-12

The project included three distinct tasks: Technical standards, integration of distributed generation and pricing mechanisms for RES. EEC was responsible for the task on pricing mechanisms. The main objective of this task was to develop and recommend a pricing mechanism to support the plans for RES development in Dubai and estimate the budgetary consequences.

Client: DEWA, Dubai. Partners: Tractebel Engineering SA and  Elia, BE

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Training of staff, Eskom, South Africa, 2011-12

Training of the Eskom Grid Integration team in connection and operation of renewable generation as well as analysis of infrastructure impact from renewable integration and related aspects. Training and coaching sessions in Denmark and South Africa

Client: ESKOM, South Africa

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​Wind Power Prediction, China, 2011-12

Technical advice on set-up of wind power prediction system for China based on Danish experiences. Deliverables were report, workshop in Beijing and training session in Denmark

Client: China International Centre for Economic and Trade

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Development Grid Codes, South Africa, 2011-12

Training and support on development of technical connection code for renewables. The support included a generic template, review of drafts and handling of comments from public hearings.

Client: University of Cape Town (ESKOM Corporate R&D)

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Operational tools and procedures, Sri Lanka, 2011

Study and advice on operational tools, equipment and procedures
to prepare for wind power integration and improve system operation. Prepare technical specifications for new tools, recommend changes to procedures, review of grid codes for wind power and estimate system integration costs.

Client: Ceylon Electricity Board. Partner: Grontmij

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Training of staff for Eastern Africa Power Pool, 2010-11

Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP), is in the process of building competences to coordinate the interaction between national power systems to improve security of supply and obtain affordable power to facilitate economic growth. The project provided training for 96 professionals from the EAPP secretariat and member organisations in planning, operation, markets and regulation to prepare for the creation of an efficient cross border trade. The training consisted of three training sessions of 30 days respectively in Denmark, Egypt and Kenya during.

Client: Eastern Africa Power Pool, Partner: Ea Energy Analysis

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Assistance to the National Energy Regulator, South Africa, 2010-11

Advise to NERSA on planning methodologies and tools for the power sector, integration of Independent Power Producers (IPPs) and licensing procedures for power generators. Regulation of independent transmission operators and development of grid codes.

Client: NERSA, South Africa, Partner: Ea Energy Analysis

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​Wind Integration Research Programme in China, 2010-11

The project assisted the State Grid Energy Research Institute (SGERI) in a wind power integration research programme. The project provided transfer of international experience, training in planning methods and energy market modelling as well as identifying technical, institutional and regulatory barriers and solutions for efficient wind power integration in China.

Client: Vestas Wind Systems A/S.  Partner: Energy Analysis

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