New report: How a state energy company like Ørsted shifted from black to green energy – and the regulatory framework that made it possible
What does it take for a country and its biggest state-owned energy company to successfully shift from black to green energy? A new report dives into both challenges and opportunities seized by policymakers and energy company Ørsted on Denmark’s path to green transition.
New agreement about Hesselø Offshore Windfarm is a step closer to net zero subsidies to offshore wind
The Danish wind adventure has been on a path towards net zero subsidies for some years. The agreement on the subsidy scheme for Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm is a step closer to that political objective.
The Danish Energy Agency publishes discussion paper about the Energy Island in the North Sea
Today, the Danish Energy Agency publishes a Discussion Paper on the procurement framework for the commercial co-ownership of the Energy Island.
Danish approach inspires Mexican industry giants to enroll in energy efficiency program
With inspiration from Denmark, a number of Mexican energy intensive companies, such as Nestlé, Bimbo and Audi, have signed a voluntary agreement for energy efficiency. They have committed to increase their energy efficiency and the agreements signed so far will reduce emissions with more than 55.000 tons CO2eq per year. This corresponds to the annual emissions of 12.000 Danish households.
Invitation to market dialogue on the procurement framework for the Energy Island in the North Sea
The Danish Energy Agency will conduct a market dialogue for potential bid-ders and relevant industries on the procurement framework for the coming Energy Island in the North Sea.
5-week public hearing concerning environmental assessments related to Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm
Call for ideas on the strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of the plan for Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm and the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the land-based part of the project
Denmark decides to construct the world’s first windenergy hub as an artificial island in the North Sea.
Denmark has reached a landmark agreement on the construction of an energy hub in the North Sea. The energy hub will be an artificially constructed island 80 kilometers from the shore of the peninsula Jutland. It will be owned by a public-private partnership. The hub will strengthen the integration of Europe’s power grids and increase RE production necessary for a climate neutral Europe.
Public consultation on the Plan for Thor Offshore Wind Farm and the related strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of the Plan
From 1 February the Danish Energy Agency launches an 8-week public hearing concerning the Plan for Thor Offshore Wind Farm and the related results of the environmental assessment (SEA) .
China could reach 2030-renewable energy target faster than expected
Key results from upcoming China Renewable Energy Outlook 2020 show the importance of a fast development of wind and solar to achieve China’s targets of the Paris Agreement. In 2020, China added a record of 120 gigawatt wind and solar PV. A development that shows it is realistic to reach the 1,200 GW target even before the estimated target in 2030.
Great interest in building the Danish Thor Offshore Wind Farm
The Danish Energy Agency has prequalified a total of six consortia and companies to participate in the tender for Denmark's largest offshore wind farm to date: Thor Offshore Wind Farm with a capacity of minimum 800-1000 MW.
Danish Energy Agency and IFU strengthen cooperation on green energy in developing and emerging countries
There is a great need for green energy in developing and emerging countries, and many Danish companies have the right solutions. An agreement between the Danish Energy Agency and the Investment Fund for Developing Countries, IFU, will contribute to sharing of the Danish green transition experience and financing solutions within green energy in a number of countries, such as India, Egypt, Ethiopia,
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
The Chinese Hainan Island and province could replace its entire coal-fueled energy production by 2030 by mainly investing in solar and wind power. A shift from coal to wind and solar would cost only 2 percent more annually compared to business as usual. This is the conclusion of a new study from the Danish Energy Agency.
The study is part of the Danish-Chinese Energy Partnership Program and