A strong and ambitious partnership with world-class competencies 

The partnership behind the bid to construct the North Sea Energy Island consists of companies that are each leaders in their field. All partners of the ambitious consortium have experience with large-scale projects that document the professionalism and collaborative skills necessary to lift such a large and ground-breaking project.

The partners also share the view that the construction of the North Sea Energy Island must meet the highest standards in sustainable construction to protect our common nature.

Ørsted - the world's leading developer of offshore wind


The Ørsted vision is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted develops, constructs, and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants and supplies innovative energy products to its customers, including, in the near future, green fuels from one of the first hydrogen plants in Denmark. Headquartered in Denmark, Ørsted employs more than 6,500 people. You can follow Ørsted on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter
Denmark's largest institutional investor


The ATP Group is Denmark’s largest pension and processing company. ATP performs tasks for almost all citizens and companies in Denmark, and ATP Lifelong Pension is a collective pension scheme with 5.4 million members. ATP invests to ensure the highest possible pensions for all Danes and is motivated by social responsibility when ensuring basic financial security in Denmark. You can follow ATP on Facebook and LinkedIn. You can follow ATP on Facebook and LinkedIn.
Aarsleff will head the construction of the energy island in the North Sea
Construction partner


The construction work will be managed by Aarsleff, which is a specialist in large-scale projects in infrastructure, climate adaptation and energy. Aarsleff played an important role in the construction of the Øresund Link and has performed several large harbour extensions, for example in Skagen, Hanstholm, and Stockholm. Aarsleff has installed more than 600 foundations for offshore wind turbines, including the Horns Rev 2 and the London Array projects with Ørsted, and consequently has great experience with North Sea projects. The group has 7,700 employees and is headquartered in Aarhus.
Bouygues is part of the contractor team for the energy island in the North Sea
Construction partner

Bouygues Travaux Publics

BYTP is a leader in regeneration and sustainable infrastructure. As a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, the company has competences and recognised expertise in underground and maritime work as well as industrial construction. BYTP has constructed a large number of iconic projects, including the Ile de Ré bridge, the Channel Tunnel and the sea promenade in Beirut. Bouygues is headquartered in Paris, works in 60 countries, and has 13,000 employees – all committed to innovation and value creation for their customers.
Van Oord is part of the contractor team for the energy island in the North Sea

Construction partner

Van Oord

Van Oord is a Dutch family-owned company with over 150 years of experience as an international marine contractor. Van Oord employs 5,000 people and focuses on dredging, land reclamation, marine construction, and offshore wind. Among others, the company has constructed Dubai’s iconic palm-shaped island, Palm Jumeirah, and has decades of experience in installing offshore wind turbines, foundations and cables. Van Oord has collaborated with Ørsted on offshore wind projects in several countries.
Engineering partner


Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of 16,000 designers, advisors and experts working across 140 countries. Founded to strive for humanity and excellence in everything the firm does, Arup collaborates with clients and partners, using imagination, technology, and rigour to shape a better world. Combining local knowledge with global expertise, Arup has worked on a number of major infrastructure projects in Denmark, including the Øresunds Bridge, Cityringen Metro and Femern Bælt tunnel.


With decades of experience building digital infrastructure in the Nordics, GlobalConnect is the leading supplier of fiber-based data communications and datacenters in Northern Europe. GlobalConnect’s high-capacity fiber network spans more than 100,000 kilometers, offering the secure and reliable infrastructure demanded by the world’s largest tech companies when transporting data through the Nordics and across the world. The partnership with GlobalConnect will make the energy island a digital hub as well as an energy hub.

The Danish seas are among the best-suited seas for wind power. This means that we can help phase out fossil fuels and accelerate the green transition across Europe.