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The Case for Energy Efficient Buildings in Asia

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2013 01:00 CET

LCTU expert makes the case at a regional dialogue meeting in Manila

Vietnam: Vietnamese renewable energy visit to Denmark 24-25th October

Press Releases   •   Oct 29, 2013 01:00 CET

In order to draft and implement policy measures supporting the development of renewable energy in Viet Nam, learning from and sharing experiences with countries successful in this field is a vital instrument to proceed on the outlined path. Under the German (GIZ) renewable energy co-operation with Viet Nam, a delegation visited Germany and Denmark during the period 21-25th October 2013 with...

The LCTU gave a presentation about future climate targets for developing countries at a workshop in South Korea

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2013 02:00 CEST

LCTU participated in a workshop in South Korea the 30th September 2013 entitled “Expert Seminar on Climate Change Negotiations: Ambition in the 2015 Agreement: Several Practical Issues” arranged by Korea Energy Economics Institute (EEEI), Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy.

Vietnam: In Vietnam, energy efficiency standards for new buildings have been signed into law

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2013 02:00 CEST

New standards can curb soaring demand for electricity in a highly cost-effective way

Vietnam: Energy efficiency standards for new buildings have been signed into law

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2013 02:00 CEST

New standards can curb soaring demand for electricity in a highly cost-effective way

Local citizens’ option to purchase wind turbine shares

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2013 02:00 CEST

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Higher energy consumption in the first half of 2013

Press Releases   •   Oct 07, 2013 02:00 CEST

Observed energy consumption increased by 6.2% in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period last year. When adjusted for fuel consumption linked with foreign trade in electricity, energy consumption increased by 3.3%.

Vietnam: Vietnam Wind Delegation Visit, 18-20th September

Press Releases   •   Sep 26, 2013 02:00 CEST

18-20th September, Mr. Truong Tan Sang, the president of Vietnam visited Denmark for a three-day official state visit to further develop cooperation between the two countries. The visit had great emphasis on climate, energy and sustainable development. During the visit the Danish Energy Agency had the privilege of welcoming a special wind delegation from Vietnam consisting of high-level...

Vietnam: Wind Delegation Visit, 18-20th September

Press Releases   •   Sep 26, 2013 02:00 CEST

18-20th September, Mr. Truong Tan Sang, the president of Vietnam visited Denmark for a three-day official state visit to further develop cooperation between the two countries. The visit had great emphasis on climate, energy and sustainable development. During the visit the Danish Energy Agency had the privilege of welcoming a special wind delegation from Vietnam consisting of high-level...

South Africa: Presentation of the Renewable Energy Programme in South Africa

Press Releases   •   Sep 24, 2013 02:00 CEST

The Renewable Energy Programme in South Africa 2013 – 2015, supported by the Government of Denmark, was presented in Cape Town at the seminar “Doing business in South Africa within the wind sector”

Vietnam: Study Visit from Vietnamese delegation 25th-31st of August

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2013 02:00 CEST

Aligning with the objectives of Vietnam National Energy Efficiency Program, the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of National Resources and Environment have been actively searching for alternatives for its electricity production and consumption. From the 25th to the 31st of August, a Vietnamese delegation conducted an inter-ministerial study tour with the Danish Energy Agency to...

South Africa: Senior Adviser to Renewable Energy Programme in South Africa

Press Releases   •   Aug 27, 2013 02:00 CEST

As senior adviser you will collaborate closely with senior South African authorities in the Department of Energy (DOE) in providing policy advisory services on renewable energy and energy efficiency. You should hold a relevant master’s degree and must have solid experience within renewable energy, energy efficiency, and/or energy/environmental regulation, and preferably working experience from...

Vietnam: Contract Notice to support Vietnam's Ministry of Construction (MOC) in implementation of energy efficiency requirements for new construction laid down in a new "Energy Efficiency Building Code" (EEBC)

Press Releases   •   Aug 23, 2013 02:00 CEST

The "Global Framework" under the Danish Climate Envelope 2012 funds the project "Low Carbon Transition in the energy efficiency sector in Vietnam". One component of this project is support to Vietnam's Ministry of Construction (MOC) in implementation of energy efficiency requirements for new construction which have already been laid down in a new "Energy Efficiency Building Code" (EEBC). The...

Fifth Latin American Regional MAIN Dialogue on the development of NAMA’s was held in Peru, Lima July 23 - 25

Press Releases   •   Jul 25, 2013 02:00 CEST

LCTU participated in the Fifth Latin American Regional Dialogue of the Mitigation Action Implementation Network (MAIN), sponsored by Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP). The CCAP MAIN initiative is made possible through the support of Germany ICI, the Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building, and Environment Canada.

Vietnam: First project steering committee meeting on the Low Carbon Transition project in the energy sector in Vietnam was held 17th June, 2013 in Hanoi

Press Releases   •   Jul 21, 2013 02:00 CEST

The LCTU participated in the first Project Steering Committee meeting on the energy sector program in Vietnam which was successfully held on June 17th. The meeting was co-chaired by vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Vietnam Mr. Le Duong Quang and the Danish Ambassador Mr. John Nielsen. The steering committee agreed on the workplans for the two project components: Energy...

Mexico: Mexico’s National Baseline Scenario: A Comparison Exercise in Collaboration with Denmark

Press Releases   •   Jul 03, 2013 02:00 CEST

New collaborative project report between the LCTU and Mexican Authorities (SEMARNAT and INECC) on comparing national emission baselines in Mexico is available. To get the report please click here.

China: Martin Lidegaard strengthens Sino-Danish relations on energy efficient building and green urban development in China

Press Releases   •   Jul 02, 2013 02:00 CEST

On June 25 2013 Martin Lidegaard, minister for Climate, Energy, and Building opened a Sino-Danish seminar on green urban development and energy efficient building in Beijing, China. The seminar was held in parallel to the minister’s official visit to China with the purpose of promoting Sino-Danish cooperation on renewable energy, energy efficiency in buildings, as well as research and...

State revenue from North Sea oil exceeded DKK 25 billion in 2012

Press Releases   •   Jun 27, 2013 02:00 CEST

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Meeting Summary from the Global NAMA Financing Summit in Copenhagen, May 15 - 17, 2013

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2013 02:00 CEST

Meeting summary is now available from the Global NAMA Financing Summit in Copenhagen, hosted by the Danish Climate, Energy and Buildings Ministry and Center of Clean Air Policy (CCAP), click here. The Summit was part of CCAP’sMitigation Action Implementation Network (MAIN) initiative, which is supported by Denmark, Germany and Canada. 

LCTU webinar on Energy Efficiency in New Buildings

Press Releases   •   Jun 09, 2013 02:00 CEST

The Low Carbon Transition Unit in partnership with Clean Energy Solutions Center, hosted 11th of June 2013 a no-cost webinar to introduce the Danish Toolkit on Energy Efficiency in New Buildings.