01 October 2022

Denmark

The Danish government orders Ørsted to continue operating its 407 MW Esbjerg 3 coal unit, which had been scheduled to close in March 2023, and to resume operations at its 380 MW Studstrup 4 coal unit, which closed in  2016. Both are now due to operate until June 2024.

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