The Danish Energy Agency helps Egypt on the journey towards a greener future

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2019 10:30 CET

Egypt now becomes the 15th country collaborating bilaterally with the Danish Energy Agency. The collaboration will focus on securing more renewable energy in the Egyptian energy system, and will help Egypt achieving its goal of increasing the share of renewable energy in electricity consumption from 9% to 43% by 2035.

The offshore substation and the export cables is included in the scope of the Danish offshore wind farm tender

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2019 13:01 CET

The offshore windfarm Thor will be tendered through tender with negotiation like in the previous Danish offshore wind tenders, and the grid connection from the wind farm to the onshore point of connection will be included in the scope of the tender.

New EIA process for Vesterhav Syd initiated

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2019 12:46 CET

The Energy Board of Appeal has cancelled and withdrawn the part of the construction licence for the Vesterhav Syd Offshore Wind Farm concerning assessment of environmental impacts, with a view to renewed processing by the Danish Energy Agency. A new EIA process has been initiated.

Continued interest in search for oil and gas in the Danish North Sea

Press Releases   •   Feb 05, 2019 10:18 CET

In the 8th Licensing Round, the DEA has received 5 applications for licences to exploration for and production of oil and gas.

Lighthouse of Danish-Indonesian Island-cooperation has great potential for renewable energy

Press Releases   •   Jan 23, 2019 13:23 CET

Two recent analyses show that both solar, wind and biomass are competitive technologies on the island Lombok, in Indonesia. Furthermore it is shown that integrating 60% renewable energy into Lombok’s power grid, by 2030, is a cost-efficient initiative. These analyses are a result of the Danish-Indonesian energy cooperation.

Denmark and Indonesia collaborate on developing sustainable islands

News   •   Dec 13, 2018 14:51 CET

Today the Danish-Indonesian island cooperation presented two analyses to support the low carbon transition in Lombok. The analyses suggest that a renewable energy share close to 60 % in the power system can be cost-efficient solution by 2030.

New outlook: Mexico could increase green ambitions

News   •   Dec 12, 2018 09:22 CET

Mexico’s Ministry of Energy, SENER has published the Electricity Outlook 2018, where the Danish Energy Agency has contributed with a power sector analysis.

Technology neutral tender 2018 determined

News   •   Dec 03, 2018 10:44 CET

The technology neutral tender round for 2018 has now been determined and has resulted in a record low level of aid to onshore wind turbines and solar PV. The budget for the tender round was DKK 254 million (2018 prices).

The technology neutral tender, which was open for bids from 27 September 2018 with a deadline for bids 26 November 2018 has now been determined. The Danish Energy Agency has received in total 17 bids with projects of approx. 260 MW onshore wind turbines and approx. 280 MW solar PV installations. In total it is expected that 6 contracts will be signed including 3 contracts with approx. 165 MW onshore turbines and 3 contracts with approx. 104 MW solar PV installations. This corresponds to approx. 200 MW onshore wind equivalents or the electricity consumption of approx. 160,000 Danish households. The weighted average price premium of the winning bids is 2.28 øre per kWh or approx. 0.31 Eurocent per kWh.

Wind and solar PV installations covered by the winning bids must be connected to the grid within two years from contract signing and the aid period is 20 years. The price premium is granted as pay-as-bid meaning that each winning tenderers will receive the price premium that was including in their bid on top of the market price for electricity.

The Danish government and the Danish People’s Party agreed on 26 September 2017 to establish a tender based aid scheme for wind turbines and solar PV installations in 2018 and 2019. This was among other things due to that the previous aid scheme for wind turbines expired on 21 February 2018 and no aid scheme was open for solar PV installations. There was a bid cap of 13 øre per kWh in the 2018 tender round.

Find information regarding the winners in the factsheet at the homepage of the Danish Energy Agency.


Sobia Waheed, tel.: +45 33 92 66 36, email:

Emil Axelsen, tel.: +45 33 92 77 01, email:

Stine Roland Knudsen, tel.: +45 33 92 49 45, email:

The technology neutral tender round for 2018 has now been determined and has resulted in a record low level of aid to onshore wind turbines and solar PV. The budget for the tender round was DKK 254 million (2018 prices).

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Energy Statistics 2017: Higher renewable energy contribution

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2018 16:10 CET

Energy consumption increased slightly in 2017. This covers a dramatic fall in coal consumption and increasing consumption of renewable energy. Overall, this led to a considerable drop in CO2 emissions last year. These are some of the results in the Energy Statistics 2017, which were published by the Danish Energy Agency today. Publication is in Danish, whereas Excel files are available in English.

Korean National Assembly visits the Danish Energy Agency to study the Danish experience in offshore wind

News   •   Nov 21, 2018 14:14 CET

A delegation of parliamentarians from the Korean National Assembly, along with representatives from leading governmental institutions such as the Korean Energy Agency, visited on Monday the Danish Energy Agency where they discussed the Danish energy transition.

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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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