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

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

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

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The Energy Board of Appeal has cancelled and withdrawn the part of the construction licence for the Vesterhav Syd Offshore Wind Farm concerning assessment of environmental impacts, with a view to renewed processing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

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

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

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

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).

Energy Statistics 2017: Higher renewable energy contribution

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

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.

Public Acceptance and Local-Regional Benefits in Ethiopia

Public Acceptance and Local-Regional Benefits in Ethiopia

News   •   Nov 16, 2018 10:30 CET

Ethiopian-Danish partnership programme raises awareness on public acceptance and social benefits and signs one year programme extension

Tender scheme for smaller solar PV installations determined

Tender scheme for smaller solar PV installations determined

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2018 14:04 CET

The tender scheme concerning a price premium for solar PV with an installed capacity of less than 1 MW has now been determined.

Danish delegation visits Baden-Württemberg to strengthen dialogue on energy efficiency in buildings

Danish delegation visits Baden-Württemberg to strengthen dialogue on energy efficiency in buildings

News   •   Oct 04, 2018 16:05 CEST

A Danish delegation with representatives from public authorities, municipalities, knowledge institutions and companies is visiting Stuttgart to continue the knowledge exchange regarding energy renovation in buildings.

Call for bids in the technology neutral tender scheme 2018

Call for bids in the technology neutral tender scheme 2018

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2018 07:45 CEST

Today, the Danish Energy Agency has opened a tendering scheme concerning a price premium for onshore wind, solar PV and open-door offshore wind. The deadline for bids is November 26 2018.

The Danish Energy Agency calls for bids in the tender scheme for solar PV

The Danish Energy Agency calls for bids in the tender scheme for solar PV

Press Releases   •   Sep 13, 2018 07:30 CEST

Today, the Danish Energy Agency has opened the tender scheme concerning a price premium for solar PV with an installed capacity of less than 1 MW. The deadline for bids is November 1 2018.

Denmark becomes a net importer of oil

Denmark becomes a net importer of oil

Press Releases   •   Aug 30, 2018 07:00 CEST

2017 was the last year in which Denmark produced more oil than the country consumed. The latest forecast from the Danish Energy Agency shows that from 2018 Denmark is expected to be a net importer of oil. However, Denmark is still expected to remain a net exporter of gas until 2035 - except for a few years where the Tyra facilities are rebuilt.

Denmark's Baseline Projection 2018 - now in English

Denmark's Baseline Projection 2018 - now in English

News   •   Aug 08, 2018 12:54 CEST

The Danish version of Denmark's Baseline Projection 2018 was published on 13 April 2018. Now it is available in English translation.

The Danish Energy Agency launches improved LCoE calculator

The Danish Energy Agency launches improved LCoE calculator

News   •   Jul 13, 2018 11:41 CEST

Offshore wind is gaining competitiveness compare to conventional power options with a more than 30% decline levelized cost of energy (LCoE) compared to previous projections, shows updated LCoE calculator. The open source LCoE Calculator tool is available for energy planning and simulation in other countries.

Good heat planning methods are pivotal for an economic sound green transition in China

Good heat planning methods are pivotal for an economic sound green transition in China

News   •   Jun 27, 2018 15:22 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and their Chinese partner National Energy Conservation Center (NECC) have held the first targeted workshop on heat planning in Beijing, China.

Ukraine’s Minister of Energy visits Denmark

Ukraine’s Minister of Energy visits Denmark

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2018 07:00 CEST

The Ukrainian Minister of Energy, Ihor Nasalyk, is currently in Denmark in order to mark the valuable results of the Danish and Ukrainian governments’ collaboration on energy. The minister brought a delegation comprising of deputy chairman of the parliament’s energy committee, the chairman of the Ukrainian wind turbine association as well as public servants and mayors from chosen Ukrainian cities.