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Danes used more energy and renewables in 2016

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2017 12:43 CET

Lower electricity imports and less windy conditions for wind turbines resulted in increased energy consumption and increased observed CO2 emissions in 2016. As power plants in particular also used more biomass, consumption of renewable energy increased, raising the share of renewable energy to 31.3%.

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Denmark signs MoU with Indonesian Energy Company

News   •   Nov 29, 2017 11:53 CET

Today, The Danish Energy Agency and the Danish Embassy in Jakarta have signed a MoU with the Indonesian state-owned energy company, PLN.

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New green investment initiative in Ukraine

News   •   Nov 23, 2017 10:25 CET

Today the Danish-Ukrainian cooperation on energy presented an investment website for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in Ukraine. This occurred on a high-level event arranged by the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine with participation from e.g. the Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister and the Danish ambassador Ruben Madsen.

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Signing of the Sino-Danish Pilot Project Agreement aims to improve District Heating and Energy Efficiency in China

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2017 14:13 CEST

As of today the “Sino-Danish Pilot Project on District Heating (DH) and Energy Efficiency (EE) Improvements in China” has been signed by the Danish Energy Agency (DEA), the National Energy Conservation Center (NECC), the Development and Reform Commission of Shaanxi Province (SXDRC) and the People´s Government of Tongchuan City of Shaanxi Province (SXTC), in Xi’an- Shaanxi Province.

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An Indonesian delegation is visiting Denmark to learn how to promote energy efficiency

News   •   Oct 13, 2017 10:29 CEST

This week 20 Indonesian experts are visiting Denmark to learn about Danish institutional and technical experiences from the Danish energy transition. The study tour is arranged by the Danish Energy Agency and the Danish Embassy in Jakarta.

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Sharing Danish and international experiences to secure successful IPP wind tenders in Ethiopia

News   •   Oct 12, 2017 09:45 CEST

As part of the Danish-Ethiopian cooperation on accelerating the deployment of wind energy in Ethiopia, two one-day workshops on wind tender design and wind project finance were organized in Addis Ababa on 5th and 10th of October.

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DEA and MOIT jointly launch Vietnam Energy Outlook Report 2017

News   •   Sep 20, 2017 20:24 CEST

Today Mr. Thomas Egebo, Permanent Secretary of State, Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate and Mr. Hoang Quoc Vuong, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) in Vietnam signed the Programme Document of the Energy Partnership Programme between Viet Nam and Denmark.

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New tool to share Danish district heating knowledge

News   •   Sep 20, 2017 11:31 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency launches a new tool to evaluate costs and benefits of district heating compared to individual heating. Using the Danish experience and lessons learned in district heating this tool is a key instrument in transferring knowledge on heat planning to the rest of the world.

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Denmarks Energy and Climate Outlook 2030 – now in English!

News   •   Jun 06, 2017 10:26 CEST

The annual Outlook report from the Danish Energy Agency, published in Danish in March 2017, is now available in English.

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Wind project development workshop in Ethiopia reveals even bigger private sector project pipeline

News   •   May 18, 2017 14:10 CEST

​Leading Danish and international wind power experts shared experiences on project development to ensure the implementation of a successful independent power producer (IPP) wind power tenders in Ethiopia

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About Danish Energy Agency

The work of the Danish Energy Agency involves matters relating to energy supply and consumption, as well as Danish efforts to reduce carbon emissions. The Agency is also responsible for Danish building policy and promotes more sustainable building with regard to energy consumption, use of materials and economic issues.

The Agency is responsible for the entire chain of tasks linked to energy production and supply, transportation and consumption, including energy efficiency and savings as well as Danish national CO2 targets and initiatives to limit emissions of greenhouse gasses. The Agency supports building-policy initiatives to increase the productivity and quality of building as well as the operation and maintenance of buildings, with focus on sustainable building. The Agency also collaborates with the building sector to establish a good framework for the industry.

The Danish Energy Agency was established in 1976, and is an agency under the Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building. The Agency employs about 360 persons.

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