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Morten Bæk, DEA Director General, shares his views on a European Energy Union

News   •   Apr 15, 2015 00:00 CEST

Director General of the Danish Energy Agency, Morten Bæk, IEA Executive Director, Maria van der Hoeven, and IEA Chief Economist and Director of Global Energy Economics, Fatih Birol were interviewed by China Electric Power News and asked to share their views on European Energy Union. Find Morten Bæk’s answers below.

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China: Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang Emphasizes Green Transition in Speech at the People’s Congress

News   •   Apr 15, 2015 00:00 CEST

On the 5th of March China's National People's Congress (NPC), China’s top legislative assembly, convened in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People for their annual conference.

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Academic Frontiers publish article about the Green Transformation of Denmark – experiences with a cost efficient way to energy efficiency and a sustainable economy

News   •   Apr 15, 2015 00:00 CEST

In February 2015, the scientific Chinese monthly ‘Academic Frontiers’ a magazine under the ‘People’s Daily’ published an article with the title ‘Green Transformation of Denmark – experiences with a cost efficient way to energy efficiency and a sustainable economy’ describing the Danish Sustainable Energy Model.

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South Africa: Renewable Energy & Network Operation at Eskom, South Africa

News   •   Apr 13, 2015 00:00 CEST

South Africa is currently suffering from sufficient generation capacity and the renewable energy resources are of great importance for country at this stage. The operating capacity of renewables is 600 MW of Wind and 900 MW of Solar, in total approx. 1.500 MW, which might turn out to be the yearly growth in renewables for the coming years.

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China: Energy efficiency is one of the keys to China’s green transition

News   •   Apr 09, 2015 00:00 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency’s (DEA) Centre for Global Cooperation recently presented the Energy Savings Insurance (ESI) instrument at a workshop on Climate Technology Promotion Mechanism in Changsha in the Hunan province.

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Lowest Danish energy consumption in 32 years

News   •   Mar 27, 2015 00:00 CET

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South Africa: New activity in the South African energy sector programme

News   •   Mar 19, 2015 00:00 CET

Announcement of a call for tender for a new project is now announced in South Africa.

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China: Long term scenarios for renewable energy in China

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2015 01:00 CET

The first step in China National Renewable Energy Centre’s “Boosting Renewable Energy” programme was taken from 9-13 February in Beijing, as the Centre prepares to give input on renewable energy to the 13th Chinese Five-Year Plan.

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China: Low carbon development in Jiangsu Province

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2015 01:00 CET

A delegation from Jiangsu Province accompanied by GIZ visited the Danish Energy Agency on 12 February 2015 to exchange knowledge and experiences on low carbon development.

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Workshop on DEA’s bilateral cooperation

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2015 01:00 CET

The Danish Energy Agency hosted an internal workshop on bilateral cooperation on energy issues from the 2-3 March 2015 where tasks, impacts and future challenges in DEA’s bilateral energy programmes with China, Mexico, Vietnam and South Africa were discussed. The workshop continued on the afternoon of the second day with a commercial session where more than 50 exporting green tech companies...

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China: Danish wind turbine registry serves as a door opener in China

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2015 01:00 CET

The Danish wind turbine registry which includes monthly production data for all wind turbines in Denmark attracts considerable interest in China as the country aims to develop the performance of its fleet of onshore wind turbines.

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Governance in the Danish energy sector a source of inspiration

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2015 01:00 CET

Deputy Administrator, Vice Minister Dai Xiaoshu from China’s National Energy Administration and a large delegation visited on 11 March 2015 the Danish Energy Agency to study public governance in the Danish energy administration.

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China: Long term scenarios for renewable energy in China

News   •   Mar 18, 2015 00:00 CET

The first step in China National Renewable Energy Centre’s “Boosting Renewable Energy” programme was taken from 9-13 February in Beijing, as the Centre prepares to give input on renewable energy to the 13th Chinese Five-Year Plan.

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China: The Danish Chinese renewable energy cooperation - a model for sustainable globalisation

Press Releases   •   Mar 17, 2015 01:00 CET

New external review from the Monitoring and Evaluation Team from Grontmij A/S concludes that the RED Programme has been very successful in reaching its objective of developing capacity to reduce CO2 emissions from China.

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Brochure on the Danish Energy Model

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2015 01:00 CET

The Danish energy model has proven successful in cost-efficiently moving Denmark towards a low-carbon economy. Denmark has a clear and determined energy policy. Ambitious goals are set and reached through long-term holistic planning by an array of integrated tools including innovation and system development, energy efficiency measures and integration of renewable energy. We have drafted a...

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Denmark gets cheaper power from offshore wind turbines

Press Releases   •   Feb 27, 2015 01:00 CET

Press Release from the Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building

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Mexico: Energinet.dk and CENACE initiate co-operation in Mexico

Press Releases   •   Feb 25, 2015 01:00 CET

On the 25th of February, 2015 the National Energy Control Center (CENACE) and the Danish Transmission System Operator (Energinet.dk) met in Mexico city to initiate a new co-operation on the Integration of Renewable Energy in the Mexican Power System. This cooperation forms part of the Climate Change Mitigation and Energy program between the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources and...

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Vietnam: Financing mechanism implemented in Vietnam

Press Releases   •   Feb 10, 2015 01:00 CET

The Green Investment Facility (GIF) supports investments in energy efficiency measures in small and medium sized businesses and is now up and running

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Lille John-2 appraisal well encounters oil in the Danish North Sea

Press Releases   •   Feb 10, 2015 01:00 CET

As operator of licence 12/06 Dana Petroleum Denmark B.V. has drilled the Lille John-2 (5504/20-06) appraisal well in the southern part of the Danish North Sea. The well confirmed the presence of oil in Miocene sandstones in the Lille John structure.

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South Africa: New tenders in the South African Energy Sector Programme

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2015 01:00 CET

Announcement of a South African call for tender for two new projects