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Record-low coal consumption in 2019

Record-low coal consumption in 2019

Press releases   •   Apr 02, 2020 16:32 CEST

Last year, Danish consumption of coal fell by almost 43%, and now accounts for just 5% of the observed energy consumption. Energy consumption fell by 3.4%, while observed CO2 emissions from energy consumption fell by almost 6%. These are highlights from the preliminary energy statistics for 2019 published by the Danish Energy Agency today.

DEA publishes answers raised in the market dialogue on Thor Offshore Wind Farm

DEA publishes answers raised in the market dialogue on Thor Offshore Wind Farm

News   •   Feb 07, 2020 14:42 CET

To follow up on the market dialogue on Thor Offshore Wind Farm held in November 2019, the Danish Energy Agency now publishes answers to questions raised as part of the dialogue on the tender procedures.

The Ukraine-Denmark Energy Center launches advanced database with open and transparent energy data

The Ukraine-Denmark Energy Center launches advanced database with open and transparent energy data

Press releases   •   Jan 20, 2020 06:45 CET

The State Statistics Service of Ukraine (SSSU) and the Danish Energy Agency have launched a database covering three decades of previously disconnected energy data. By documenting developments in energy supply and consumption, the database could play a crucial part in visualizing possible scenarios for reaching Ukraine’s renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy independence targets.

Danish-Chinese cooperation shows how China can save 7 billion tons of CO2 annually by 2050 and reach its climate targets without increasing cost of energy

Danish-Chinese cooperation shows how China can save 7 billion tons of CO2 annually by 2050 and reach its climate targets without increasing cost of energy

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2019 15:05 CET

A cooperation between Danish and Chinese energy authorities has demonstrated how China could save more than 7 billion tons of CO2 annually by 2050 – nearly 200 times the annual Danish CO2 emissions from energy demand - and reach its national climate targets as well as the UN below 2-degree target without increasing cost of energy.

Danish and Indonesian Ministers conclude that Indonesian regions can save both energy and money in the future

Danish and Indonesian Ministers conclude that Indonesian regions can save both energy and money in the future

News   •   Dec 06, 2019 09:17 CET

Danish-Indonesian energy cooperation ascertains how the provinces of North Sulawesi, Gorontalo, South Kalimantan and Riau can save up to 11.5 million tons CO2 by 2030. That is 75% of the annual CO2 emissions from the Danish transport sector in 2018.

Technology neutral tender 2019 determined

Technology neutral tender 2019 determined

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2019 06:00 CET

The technology neutral tender round for 2019 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 258 million (2019 prices) with a bid cap of 6 øre per kWh.

Governments from all over the world discuss the business case of offshore wind

Governments from all over the world discuss the business case of offshore wind

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2019 05:50 CET

During the world’s biggest offshore conference taking place in Copenhagen, Wind Europe, government officials from all over the world met to discuss the role of offshore wind in reaching the ambitious targets of the Paris Agreement.

Material for the market dialogue on conditions for the call for tender on Thor Offshore Wind Farm

Material for the market dialogue on conditions for the call for tender on Thor Offshore Wind Farm

News   •   Nov 15, 2019 12:14 CET

The Danish Energy Agency publishes detailed material concerning central elements and questions, which will be discussed with market players at the market dialogue on 25 Nov 2019 in Copenhagen.

Sharing Danish experiences with Egyptian partners for ambitious green transition

Sharing Danish experiences with Egyptian partners for ambitious green transition

News   •   Nov 15, 2019 10:43 CET

The green ambitions are serious business in Egypt. With yearly CO2 emissions more than 5 times bigger than the Danish emissions and a goal of achieving 43 percent renewable energy in the electricity consumption in 2035, the government of Egypt is on a mission for a sustainable development. This week, an Egyptian delegation has visited Denmark for green inspiration from the Danish energy model.

Vietnam Energy Outlook Report shows the way: Towards 2050 Vietnam can yearly save up to 10 times Denmark's annual emissions from energy consumption

Vietnam Energy Outlook Report shows the way: Towards 2050 Vietnam can yearly save up to 10 times Denmark's annual emissions from energy consumption

News   •   Nov 04, 2019 12:33 CET

The Vietnam Energy Outlook Report 2019 was presented in Hanoi today. Produced in collaboration between the Danish Energy Agency and the Vietnamese energy authority Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority, it demonstrates how Vietnam can accelerate the country's green transition and achieve emissions savings that exceed decades of Danish emission reductions.

Upcoming Market Dialogue on Thor Offshore Wind Farm Call for Tender

Upcoming Market Dialogue on Thor Offshore Wind Farm Call for Tender

News   •   Nov 01, 2019 10:52 CET

The Danish Energy Agency and Energinet publishes the program for the Market Dialogue on the Thor Offshore Wind Farm tendering procedure to be held November 25th 2019 in Copenhagen. At the same time, marketing material describing the Thor-project and related timetable and tender process is published.

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

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

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2019 13:31 CET

Nord Stream 2 AG has been granted a permit to construct natural gas pipelines on the Danish continental shelf.

Danish-German partnership in green spotlight: German minister visiting Denmark for green solutions

Press releases   •   Oct 29, 2019 12:00 CET

Denmark has the experience and technology to help lift the big promises made at the several green summits during the autumn. The determination to live up to these promises is clearly marked by the visit to Denmark by the minister of the Environment, Climate and the Energy Sector from the German state Baden-Württemberg. The visit will showcase concrete Danish green approaches and solutions.

Permits for the Baltic Pipe project are granted

Permits for the Baltic Pipe project are granted

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2019 10:04 CEST

The Danish-Polish pipeline project has been granted permits to construct a natural gas pipeline offshore Denmark.

Denmark's Baseline Projection 2019 - now in English

Denmark's Baseline Projection 2019 - now in English

News   •   Oct 14, 2019 13:22 CEST

The Danish version of Denmark's Baseline Projection 2019 was published on 30 August 2019. Now it is available in English translation.

Vietnam is poised to develop offshore wind energy and looks to Denmark for inspiration

Vietnam is poised to develop offshore wind energy and looks to Denmark for inspiration

News   •   Oct 14, 2019 10:03 CEST

Together, the Danish Energy Agency and the Vietnamese Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority (EREA) are going to map Vietnam’s potential for offshore wind. A high-level Vietnamese delegation is currently on a study tour to the birthplace of offshore wind to seek inspiration from Danish solutions and competencies.

New energy partnership between California and Denmark to go greener together

New energy partnership between California and Denmark to go greener together

Press releases   •   Oct 03, 2019 08:48 CEST

Cooperation on energy efficiency and offshore wind will support America’s Golden State in attaining its ambitious green targets and could pave the way for export of Danish technology.

Call for bids in the technology neutral tender scheme

Call for bids in the technology neutral tender scheme

Press releases   •   Sep 27, 2019 12:05 CEST

Today, the Danish Energy Agency has opened this year’s a tendering scheme concerning a price premium for electricity from onshore wind, solar PV and open-door offshore wind. The deadline for bids is 27 November 2019.

New approach for completing environmental assessments for Thor offshore wind farm is being launched

New approach for completing environmental assessments for Thor offshore wind farm is being launched

News   •   Sep 24, 2019 10:02 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency has decided that a Strategic Environmental Assessment must be completed prior to submission of final bids for Thor offshore wind farm. In addition to this, comprehensive environmental assessments are still to be carried out prior to final bids. Later, the winner of the concession will have to carry out Environmental Impact Assessment of the concrete project.

Invitation to market dialogue on Thor offshore wind farm

Invitation to market dialogue on Thor offshore wind farm

News   •   Sep 05, 2019 08:00 CEST

On the 25th of November 2019, the Danish Energy Agency and Energinet will host a market dialogue for potential bidders and investors on the coming Thor offshore wind farm tender. Moreover, the Danish Energy Agency today publishes the results of the technical dialogue held in May 2019 concerning site-investigations for the Thor offshore wind site.