Coal free by 2030: Danish study shows how a large Chinese island could replace coal with renewables and become a Clean Energy Island as early as 2030

News   •   Nov 17, 2020 14:40 CET

Publication of the market dialogue material for the future Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm tender

News   •   Nov 11, 2020 21:25 CET

Today, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) publishes the material for the market dialogue for the upcoming Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) tender. The DEA here invites potential tenderers and relevant industry associations to participate to the market dialogue by sending written input and/or by participating in a virtual meeting with the DEA and the Danish TSO, Energinet

Market dialogue on Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm

News   •   Oct 29, 2020 11:22 CET

Between November 25 and 30, 2020, the Danish Energy Agency and Energinet will host a market dialogue for potential tenderers and the industry on the coming Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm tender.

Electricity storage can play a crucial role in Mexico’s fulfilment of its climate goals, according to a new Danish-Mexican study

Press releases   •   Oct 23, 2020 07:50 CEST

63 million tons. That is the amount of CO2 emissions that Mexico can cut per year in 2050 if the country achieves an optimal integration of large-scale electricity storage into the energy system. This is the conclusion in a brand new Danish-Mexican study. The reduction is equivalent to almost double the Danish CO2 emissions from energy consumption today.

Biomass analysis has been translated into English

News   •   Oct 07, 2020 14:35 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency published May 18th 2020 a Biomass analysis report concluding that biomass for energy in many cases is an advantage for the climate, e.g. when residues-based biomass replaces fossil fuels. However, in some cases, Danish consumption of biomass for energy can lead to global emissions of greenhouse gases. The report has now been translated into English.

Permit for operation of the Nord Stream 2 project is granted by the Danish Energy Agency

Press releases   •   Oct 01, 2020 13:00 CEST

Nord Stream 2 AG has been granted an operations permit for the Nord Stream 2 pipelines on the Danish continental shelf. The permit has been granted on a number of conditions.

Sharing Denmark’s experiences on liberalising the power sector

News   •   Sep 30, 2020 08:54 CEST

A 50 percent share of wind and solar energy was a reality in Denmark - in 2019. The liberalisation of the Danish power sector is the foundation of the transformation. Yesterday, the Danish Energy Agency presents lessons learned and recommendations for other countries, which stand on the verge to take the same path in order to secure a competitive power system with a high share of renewable energy.

The Danish Energy Agency publishes tender conditions for Thor Offshore Wind Farm

Press releases   •   Sep 25, 2020 11:37 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency is now launching the tendering process for the coming Thor Offshore Wind Farm. Thor will be Denmark's largest offshore wind farm to date with a capacity of 800-1000 MW when it is fully established and connected to the grid by 2027 at the latest.

​Roadmap to Offshore Wind Power Development and Policy Recommendations for Vietnam

Press releases   •   Sep 22, 2020 07:58 CEST

Today, the Danish Energy Agency and the World Bank Group presented their studies and recommendations on the development of a new offshore wind sector to the Vietnamese government.

The Danish Energy Agency invites comments on the Danish technology neutral tender in 2020

News   •   Jul 16, 2020 11:29 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency invites comments and questions on the draft conditions of the tender in 2020. In the technology neutral tender 2020, both wind turbines, solar PV, wave power plants and hydropower plants can compete to supply as much green electricity, as cost-effectively as possible.

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