Divestment of stakes in Anholt offshore wind farm has been approved

On March 28 2011 PensionDanmark and PKA signed an agreement with DONG Energy on the acquisition of 50 per cent of the Anholt offshore wind farm.

The Danish Energy Agency has now approved PensionDanmark and PKA as parties to the licensing agreement concerning the construction and operation of the Anholt offshore wind farm that was concluded between DONG Energy and the Danish Energy Agency in 2010.

The EU Commission has also informed that DONG Energy has no obligation to notify the transaction to the EU. The transaction is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2011.

The information provided in this announcement will not change DONG Energy's previous financial guidance for the financial year 2011 or the expected investment level.

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Media Relations
Ulrik Frøhlke
+45 9955 9560

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Morten Hultberg Buchgreitz
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DONG Energy is one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe. We are headquartered in Denmark. Our business is based on procuring, producing, distributing and trading in energy and related products in Northern Europe. We have approximately 6,000 employees and generated DKK 55 billion (EUR 7.3 billion) in revenue in 2010. For further information, see www.dongenergy.com.