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Contracts in the first Solar PV tender in Denmark signed

Contracts in the first Solar PV tender in Denmark signed

Press Releases   •   Jan 02, 2017 10:14 CET

The contracts were concluded on the 27th of december at the Danish Energy Agency as a result of the first Danish tender of aid for electricity generated at solar PV installations.

Historically low prices offered in Danish tender of aid for solar PV

Historically low prices offered in Danish tender of aid for solar PV

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2016 07:01 CET

The winning tenders in the pilot tender of aid for solar PV conducted by the Danish Energy Agency were for a premium of only 12.89 Danish øre per kWh. This result testifies that electricity from solar PV in Denmark can now compete with the cheapest sources of renewable energy.

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.

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.

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.

South Africa: New activities in the Danish-South African Renewable Energy Programme

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2016 00:00 CET

Announcement of a call for proposals for a new project in South Africa is now announced.

South Africa: The Danish SISYFOS model assists South Africa in forecasting the security of electricity supply

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2016 00:00 CET

The Danish Energy Agency is engaged in a project that assess how system adequacy and the need for reserves may develop in the future for the South African electricity system. A part of the analysis uses the Danish Energy Agency’s very own SISYFOS model, which was presented at a workshop on stochastic analysis and system adequacy hosted by the Danish Energy Agency and EA Energy Analysis in...

China’s National Energy Administration visit Denmark to learn about thermal power plant flexibility

Press Releases   •   Feb 25, 2016 00:00 CET

Today, Chinese high level energy officials visit Denmark and the Danish Energy Agency. Denmark has decades of hands on experience in integrating renewables in the energy system, experience that can be of crucial interest to Chinese plans to boost their own green transition.

Introducing the first Danish whitepaper on District Energy

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2016 00:00 CET

State of Green has alongside the Danish Energy Agency (DEA), the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and the Danish Board of District Heating (DBDH), contributed to the preparations of the new whitepaper on District Energy published by State of Green.

Invitation for consultation on a Danish pilot tender for solar PV

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2016 00:00 CET

The Danish Energy Agency will conduct a pilot tender of price premiums for electricity from 20 MW solar PV in 2016. 2.4 MW of the 20 MW is expected to be open for installations located in Germany. The Danish Energy Agency invites comments and questions on the draft conditions for the pilot tender.

South Africa: New activities in the Danish-South African Renewable Energy Programme

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2016 00:00 CET

Announcement of a call for proposals for a new project in South Africa is now announced.

Vietnam: TV-channel sets focus on the Danish-Vietnamese climate cooperation

Press Releases   •   Jan 12, 2016 00:00 CET

The Vietnamese television channel VTV4 has shown a 30 minutes long program on the Danish-Vietnamese climate cooperation. More specifically the TV program is about the two ongoing projects in Vietnam: CCAM (focusing on especially adaptation) and LCEE (Low Carbon Transition in Energy Efficiency). The program is structured around an interview with Charlotte Laursen (Ambassador), with clips from...

New publication on Danish experiences with regulation and planning of district heating

Press Releases   •   Jan 06, 2016 00:00 CET

The district heating (DH) system is a cornerstone in Denmark’s green and efficient energy system. In that regard, the Danish Energy Agency recently published a paper on the succesful Danish experiences with planning and regulation of DH to share with interested stakeholders. The new publication presents an overview of DH in Denmark and how the DH system, through its inherent flexibility, has...

Governance in the Danish energy sector a source of inspiration

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2015 01:00 CET

Deputy Administrator, Vice Minister Dai Xiaoshu from China’s National Energy Administration and a large delegation visited on 11 March 2015 the Danish Energy Agency to study public governance in the Danish energy administration.

China: Danish wind turbine registry serves as a door opener in China

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2015 01:00 CET

The Danish wind turbine registry which includes monthly production data for all wind turbines in Denmark attracts considerable interest in China as the country aims to develop the performance of its fleet of onshore wind turbines.

Workshop on DEA’s bilateral cooperation

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2015 01:00 CET

The Danish Energy Agency hosted an internal workshop on bilateral cooperation on energy issues from the 2-3 March 2015 where tasks, impacts and future challenges in DEA’s bilateral energy programmes with China, Mexico, Vietnam and South Africa were discussed. The workshop continued on the afternoon of the second day with a commercial session where more than 50 exporting green tech companies...

China: Low carbon development in Jiangsu Province

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2015 01:00 CET

A delegation from Jiangsu Province accompanied by GIZ visited the Danish Energy Agency on 12 February 2015 to exchange knowledge and experiences on low carbon development.