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Significant increase in the consumption of renewable energy in 2017

Significant increase in the consumption of renewable energy in 2017

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2018 16:01 CEST

Consumption of renewable energy increased by almost 11%, while coal consumption fell by 21% in 2017. Overall, this led to a large drop in energy-related CO2 emissions. This appears by the Danish Energy Agency’s preliminary energy statistics for 2017, which also show that Denmark's degree of self-sufficiency increased last year.

Denmark assists China in building a high quality offshore wind industry

Denmark assists China in building a high quality offshore wind industry

News   •   Mar 12, 2018 13:30 CET

The Danish Energy Agency is assisting Chinese developers and the Chinese government in their efforts to create a viable offshore wind industry, transferring Denmark’s more than 30-year experience from offshore wind developments. The Quality Offshore project which has China’s National Energy Administration as its main partner last week held a successful workshop in Beijing.

Blue print for Ethiopian wind power expansion

Blue print for Ethiopian wind power expansion

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2018 13:02 CET

With the launch of the Wind Project Development Roadmap report Ethiopia and Denmark are joining forces for large scale expansion of wind energy in East Africa. Experts from both countries have been sharing experiences with leading international experts to produce this guideline to successful development of wind projects in Ethiopia.

Invitation for consultation on a Danish tender for solar PV

Invitation for consultation on a Danish tender for solar PV

News   •   Mar 01, 2018 14:41 CET

The Danish Energy Agency invites for a market dialogue on a tender of price premiums for electricity from solar PV with an installed capacity of less than 1 MW. The tender is expected to be held in 2018.

Invitation for consultation on a Danish technology neutral tender for wind and solar PV in 2018

Invitation for consultation on a Danish technology neutral tender for wind and solar PV in 2018

News   •   Dec 20, 2017 13:48 CET

The Danish Energy Agency will conduct tenders of price premiums for electricity from wind and solar PV in 2018-2019. The total budget of the tenders is DKK 1.015 billion. The Danish Energy Agency invites comments and questions on the draft conditions for the tender in 2018.

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

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.