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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.

Spurv-1 exploration well did not encounter hydrocarbons

Press Releases   •   May 29, 2013 02:00 CEST

As operator of licence 4/06 Wintershall Noordzee B.V. has drilled the Spurv-1 (5504/1-4) exploration well in the western part of the Danish North Sea. No hydrocarbons were discovered in the well.

China: Seminar on the environmental impacts of wind power, Beijing 22 May 2013

Press Releases   •   May 28, 2013 02:00 CEST

The focus of the seminar was on the environmental benefits and environmental impacts of wind power development in the Yunnan Province.

The Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building and Center for Clean Air Pollution (CCAP) hosted a Global NAMA Financing Summit in Copenhagen from May 15-17 2013

Press Releases   •   May 13, 2013 02:00 CEST

The event on Global NAMA Financing in Copenhagen will convene high-level representatives from developing countries and key contributing countries, along with private-sector investors, and other financial institutions, with the goal of discussing financing for the implementation of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions. Read more on CCAP MAIN here. Please find further information on the...

China: Chinese delegation from the sustainable urban development zone, Nanjing High Tech Zone, visits the Danish Energy Agency

Press Releases   •   May 06, 2013 02:00 CEST

A Chinese delegation from the urban development zone in Nanjing visited the Danish Energy Agency April 29. to look for inspiration in the Danish approach to energy efficient building.

China: NDRC visits Denmark to study the use of waste in combined heat and power generation

Press Releases   •   Apr 19, 2013 02:00 CEST

Delegation from China’s key ministry of economic planning, the National Reform and Development Commission (NDRC), visits Denmark April 10-19.

China: Danish renewable energy expertise making strides in China

Press Releases   •   Apr 15, 2013 02:00 CEST

Twelve contracts for research and development projects have been signed between Danish and Chinese businesses and research institutes.

Hibonite-1 exploration well discovers oil in the Danish North Sea

Press Releases   •   Mar 25, 2013 01:00 CET

As operator of licence 5/06 Wintershall Noordzee B.V. has drilled the Hibonite-1 (5504/1-3) exploration well in the western part of the Danish North Sea. Oil was discovered in sandstones of Late Jurassic age. Hibonite-1 was drilled as a deviated well and reached its total depth in claystone of Jurassic age at 4431 metres vertically below mean sea level. Cores were taken and a logging programme...

China: Chinese delegation visits Denmark to study the use of biomass

Press Releases   •   Feb 25, 2013 01:00 CET

China’s goal of greening its economic development heightens the Chinese focus on renewable energy sources. February 25-26 a Chinese delegation visits Denmark to find inspiration based on Danish experiences in using biomass for energy and heat generation.