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New publication presents Denmark’s unique experiences from offshore wind development

New publication presents Denmark’s unique experiences from offshore wind development

News   •   Apr 25, 2017 10:09 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency publishes a new offshore report presenting the Danish regulatory framework for offshore wind and the remarkable results achieved.

New Scenario tool analyses the benefits and cost of green transition

New Scenario tool analyses the benefits and cost of green transition

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2017 08:01 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency launches the Balmorel Lite tool for assessment of the value of renewable energy in different electricity systems. Based on existing power plants, various scenarios can be simulated to represent potential system effects of various investments in renewable energy sources like wind and solar. It is a simple tool that can analyse the transformation of the power systems.

Energy consumption increased in 2016 due to less wind

Energy consumption increased in 2016 due to less wind

Press Releases   •   Mar 29, 2017 11:19 CEST

Colder weather in 2016, combined with lower wind power production and lower net imports of electricity meant that Denmark’s energy consumption and carbon emissions rose last year. This is confirmed by the Danish Energy Agency’s preliminary energy statistics for 2016.

New agreement is to provide Clean Heat to Beijing

New agreement is to provide Clean Heat to Beijing

News   •   Feb 21, 2017 14:16 CET

The China National Energy Conservation Center and the Danish Energy Agency signed an implementing agreement of a Sino-Danish pilot project on district heating and energy efficiency improvement in Beijing.

The Danish Energy Agency and The Government of Ethiopia sign the Implementing Partnership Arrangement

The Danish Energy Agency and The Government of Ethiopia sign the Implementing Partnership Arrangement

News   •   Feb 06, 2017 10:12 CET

A delegation from the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) headed by Mr. Anton Beck, Head of Division for Global Cooperation, and Dr Engineer Sileshi Bekele Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity of Ethiopia (MOWIE) have officially signed the Implementation Partnership Arrangement, which covers Government-to-Government Cooperation on wind power.

New “Energy Outlook 2016” with Danish technical assistance shows the way to a cleaner energy production in Indonesia

New “Energy Outlook 2016” with Danish technical assistance shows the way to a cleaner energy production in Indonesia

News   •   Jan 25, 2017 13:59 CET

​The bilateral country cooperation between Indonesia and Denmark achieved another milestone as DEA and the Danish Embassy in Jakarta, assisted the Indonesian "National Energy Council" (NEC) with their future energy modeling and launched the “Energy Outlook 2016” today.

Indonesian delegation in Denmark to learn about energy modelling and integration of renewables

Indonesian delegation in Denmark to learn about energy modelling and integration of renewables

News   •   Jan 17, 2017 12:26 CET

An Indonesian delegation is visiting Denmark to learn how to meet the rapidly growing energy demand by utilising the potential of renewable energy.

Contracts in the first Solar PV tender in Denmark signed

Contracts in the first Solar PV tender in Denmark signed

Press Releases   •   Jan 02, 2017 10:14 CET

The contracts were concluded on the 27th of december at the Danish Energy Agency as a result of the first Danish tender of aid for electricity generated at solar PV installations.

Historically low prices offered in Danish tender of aid for solar PV

Historically low prices offered in Danish tender of aid for solar PV

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2016 07:01 CET

The winning tenders in the pilot tender of aid for solar PV conducted by the Danish Energy Agency were for a premium of only 12.89 Danish øre per kWh. This result testifies that electricity from solar PV in Denmark can now compete with the cheapest sources of renewable energy.

Danish wind expertise to ensure growth and development in Ethiopia

Danish wind expertise to ensure growth and development in Ethiopia

News   •   Dec 09, 2016 14:24 CET

Denmark and the Danish Energy Agency contributes to sustainable energy expansion in Ethiopia by signing of cooperation agreement on wind energy

Renewables now cover 56% of electricity consumption

Renewables now cover 56% of electricity consumption

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2016 07:00 CET

Higher electricity imports and much higher wind power generation led to a large drop in consumption of coal and other fossil fuels at power plants in 2015. This in turn meant that observed CO2 emissions fell by 6.6% in 2015, and that renewable energy now covers 56% of electricity consumption. These are headlines from Energy Statistics 2015, which were published by the Danish Energy Agency today.

Kick-start of Indonesian wind development

Kick-start of Indonesian wind development

News   •   Nov 30, 2016 15:08 CET

Indonesia makes use of Denmark’s experience in integrating fluctuating sources of renewable energy in the power grid. Last week, the Danish Embassy, Jakarta, and the Danish Energy Agency organised a workshop specifically targeting the integration of wind power.

Call for tenders on aid for solar PV

Call for tenders on aid for solar PV

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2016 16:00 CET

The Danish Energy Agency calls for tenders from businesses and private individuals regarding aid for 20 MW solar PV. A part of the tender is cross-border as 2.4 MW will be open to solar PV projects located in Germany. At the same time Germany conducts a tender on support for 50 MW solar PV, which is also open to installations in Denmark.

Danish government announces historically low bid for offshore wind farm

Danish government announces historically low bid for offshore wind farm

News   •   Nov 09, 2016 12:05 CET

The Danish government published the winning bid in the Kriegers Flak tendering procedure today. The lowest bid came from Vattenfall Vindkraft A/S, who will establish 600 MW in the Baltic Sea at a tender price of 37.2 øre/kWh. This is an extremely low tender price - a world record for offshore wind turbines.

The Danish Energy Agency is introducing a new model for calculating economy of energy efficiency

The Danish Energy Agency is introducing a new model for calculating economy of energy efficiency

News   •   Oct 11, 2016 10:26 CEST

To push forward the appreciation of economic advantages from tangible initiatives of energy efficiency, the Danish Energy Agency is now introducing a model for use in Denmark’s international cooperation on energy and climate. The model enables comparison of costs by reducing energy consumption to the corresponding costs by extending energy supply.

New activities in the Danish-South African Renewable Energy Programme

New activities in the Danish-South African Renewable Energy Programme

News   •   Oct 03, 2016 15:43 CEST

Call for proposals for two new projects in South Africa (Open Procedure). Deadline for proposals: 21 October 2016, at 16:00 Danish time.

Cooperation between IEA and IRENA on renewable energy in South Africa

Cooperation between IEA and IRENA on renewable energy in South Africa

News   •   Sep 30, 2016 14:10 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency is supporting the Department of Energy in South Africa on energy data where IEA and IRENA have come together in an international training activity.

Mexico: Danish companies presenting energy solutions

Mexico: Danish companies presenting energy solutions

News   •   Sep 29, 2016 15:36 CEST

A number of Danish companies participate in a high level conference with politicians and suppliers 29 September 2016, focusing on sharing Danish and Mexican experience on gaining energy efficiency in industry and to show Danish technologies and solutions that can ensure the energy savings are realized.

China: Danish expertise in energy efficient district heating in high demand

China: Danish expertise in energy efficient district heating in high demand

News   •   Sep 15, 2016 13:32 CEST

Two Chinese delegations are right now visiting Denmark with a perspective of learning from Danish experiences on utilization of surplus heat and energy efficiency within district heating.

Invitation for consultation on a Danish pilot tender for solar PV

Invitation for consultation on a Danish pilot tender for solar PV

News   •   Sep 05, 2016 12:48 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency invites comments and questions on the draft tender material for a pilot tender for solar PV installation.