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Renewables now cover 56% of electricity consumption

Renewables now cover 56% of electricity consumption

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2016 07:00 CET

Higher electricity imports and much higher wind power generation led to a large drop in consumption of coal and other fossil fuels at power plants in 2015. This in turn meant that observed CO2 emissions fell by 6.6% in 2015, and that renewable energy now covers 56% of electricity consumption. These are headlines from Energy Statistics 2015, which were published by the Danish Energy Agency today.

Kick-start of Indonesian wind development

Kick-start of Indonesian wind development

News   •   Nov 30, 2016 15:08 CET

Indonesia makes use of Denmark’s experience in integrating fluctuating sources of renewable energy in the power grid. Last week, the Danish Embassy, Jakarta, and the Danish Energy Agency organised a workshop specifically targeting the integration of wind power.

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.

The Danish Energy Agency is introducing a new model for calculating economy of energy efficiency

The Danish Energy Agency is introducing a new model for calculating economy of energy efficiency

News   •   Oct 11, 2016 10:26 CEST

To push forward the appreciation of economic advantages from tangible initiatives of energy efficiency, the Danish Energy Agency is now introducing a model for use in Denmark’s international cooperation on energy and climate. The model enables comparison of costs by reducing energy consumption to the corresponding costs by extending energy supply.

New activities in the Danish-South African Renewable Energy Programme

New activities in the Danish-South African Renewable Energy Programme

News   •   Oct 03, 2016 15:43 CEST

Call for proposals for two new projects in South Africa (Open Procedure). Deadline for proposals: 21 October 2016, at 16:00 Danish time.

Cooperation between IEA and IRENA on renewable energy in South Africa

Cooperation between IEA and IRENA on renewable energy in South Africa

News   •   Sep 30, 2016 14:10 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency is supporting the Department of Energy in South Africa on energy data where IEA and IRENA have come together in an international training activity.

Mexico: Danish companies presenting energy solutions

Mexico: Danish companies presenting energy solutions

News   •   Sep 29, 2016 15:36 CEST

A number of Danish companies participate in a high level conference with politicians and suppliers 29 September 2016, focusing on sharing Danish and Mexican experience on gaining energy efficiency in industry and to show Danish technologies and solutions that can ensure the energy savings are realized.

China: Danish expertise in energy efficient district heating in high demand

China: Danish expertise in energy efficient district heating in high demand

News   •   Sep 15, 2016 13:32 CEST

Two Chinese delegations are right now visiting Denmark with a perspective of learning from Danish experiences on utilization of surplus heat and energy efficiency within district heating.

Invitation for consultation on a Danish pilot tender for solar PV

Invitation for consultation on a Danish pilot tender for solar PV

News   •   Sep 05, 2016 12:48 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency invites comments and questions on the draft tender material for a pilot tender for solar PV installation.

China is learning from the flexibility in Danish CHP plants

China is learning from the flexibility in Danish CHP plants

News   •   Aug 29, 2016 10:25 CEST

A high-level delegation from China’s National Energy Administration and representatives from 16 of the country’s thermal power plants are visiting Denmark from Monday to Wednesday for inspiration on how to optimize the utilisation of the comprehensive Chinese production of wind energy.

Ukraine: Danish-Ukrainian workshop states options to increase use of renewable energy in heating sector

News   •   Aug 19, 2016 02:00 CEST

The Ukrainian-Danish cooperation is working towards an increased use of renewable energy. Ukrainian institutions participated in a successful workshop hosted by the Danish Energy Agency contributing to the target of renewable energy in the heating sector.

South Africa: Open Procedure to assess large-scale renewable energy penetration

News   •   Aug 18, 2016 02:00 CEST

Open Procedure: Technical assistance on Assessment of Large-Scale Renewable Energy Penetration on the Dynamic Stability of the Eskom Power System

South Africa: Denmark assists South Africa in improving renewable energy regulation

News   •   Jun 13, 2016 02:00 CEST

The Department of Energy in South Africa is with help from the Danish-South African Renewable Energy Programme building a comprehensive renewable energy database to enhance energy planning and regulation of the energy sector. The programme invited from 6-10 June a South African delegation to Denmark to learn more about Danish experiences on collecting and processing data from renewable energy.

Ukraine: Closer toward a methodology on energy efficiency in industry through Ukrainian-Danish workshop

News   •   May 20, 2016 02:00 CEST

Ukrainian and Danish institutions participated in a successful workshop on the preparation of a methodology on systematic collection of data for monitoring energy efficiency at industrial sub-sector level. The Ukrainian-Danish cooperation is closer to a methodology for collection of data for monitoring energy efficiency due to the discussions at the workshop.

Ukraine: Closer toward a methodology on energy efficiency in industry through Ukrainian-Danish workshop

Press Releases   •   May 20, 2016 00:00 CEST

Ukrainian and Danish institutions participated in a successful workshop on the preparation of a methodology on systematic collection of data for monitoring energy efficiency at industrial sub-sector level. The Ukrainian-Danish cooperation is closer to a methodology for collection of data for monitoring energy efficiency due to the discussions at the workshop.