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New energy partnership between California and Denmark to go greener together

New energy partnership between California and Denmark to go greener together

Press releases   •   Oct 03, 2019 08:48 CEST

Cooperation on energy efficiency and offshore wind will support America’s Golden State in attaining its ambitious green targets and could pave the way for export of Danish technology.

Agreement on renewable energy with South Korea

Agreement on renewable energy with South Korea

Press releases   •   May 21, 2019 10:04 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency has signed today an Implementing Arrangement with the Korea Energy Agency in relation to the visit of a big Danish industry delegation led by the Crown Prince Couple to South Korea.

New technology catalogue to support green transition in Vietnam

New technology catalogue to support green transition in Vietnam

Press releases   •   May 16, 2019 12:46 CEST

The Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority of Vietnam (EREA) and the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) are launching Vietnam’s first ever technology catalogue. The energy partnership between Vietnam and Denmark is part of the Danish effort to support green transitioning globally and is financed in cooperation with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Technical dialogue on site-investigations for Thor offshore wind farm

Technical dialogue on site-investigations for Thor offshore wind farm

Press releases   •   Apr 12, 2019 13:52 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency hosts a technical dialogue on site-investigations with potential developers and relevant experts related to the Thor offshore wind farm tender on 13th May 2019

Slight increase in energy consumption in 2018

Slight increase in energy consumption in 2018

Press releases   •   Apr 05, 2019 12:19 CEST

Denmark's observed energy consumption increased by 0.2% in 2018, while CO2 emissions increased by 0.3% as a result of higher consumption of fossil fuels. At the same time, a significant decline in North Sea production last year has led to a fall in total energy production of 10.5% according to the preliminary energy statistics for 2018 published by the Danish Energy Agency yesterday.

The Danish Energy Agency helps Egypt on the journey towards a greener future

The Danish Energy Agency helps Egypt on the journey towards a greener future

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2019 10:30 CET

Egypt now becomes the 15th country collaborating bilaterally with the Danish Energy Agency. The collaboration will focus on securing more renewable energy in the Egyptian energy system, and will help Egypt achieving its goal of increasing the share of renewable energy in electricity consumption from 9% to 43% by 2035.

Lighthouse of Danish-Indonesian Island-cooperation has great potential for renewable energy

Lighthouse of Danish-Indonesian Island-cooperation has great potential for renewable energy

Press releases   •   Jan 23, 2019 13:23 CET

Two recent analyses show that both solar, wind and biomass are competitive technologies on the island Lombok, in Indonesia. Furthermore it is shown that integrating 60% renewable energy into Lombok’s power grid, by 2030, is a cost-efficient initiative. These analyses are a result of the Danish-Indonesian energy cooperation.

Energy Statistics 2017: Higher renewable energy contribution

Energy Statistics 2017: Higher renewable energy contribution

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2018 16:10 CET

Energy consumption increased slightly in 2017. This covers a dramatic fall in coal consumption and increasing consumption of renewable energy. Overall, this led to a considerable drop in CO2 emissions last year. These are some of the results in the Energy Statistics 2017, which were published by the Danish Energy Agency today. Publication is in Danish, whereas Excel files are available in English.

Ukraine’s Minister of Energy visits Denmark

Ukraine’s Minister of Energy visits Denmark

Press releases   •   Jun 01, 2018 07:00 CEST

The Ukrainian Minister of Energy, Ihor Nasalyk, is currently in Denmark in order to mark the valuable results of the Danish and Ukrainian governments’ collaboration on energy. The minister brought a delegation comprising of deputy chairman of the parliament’s energy committee, the chairman of the Ukrainian wind turbine association as well as public servants and mayors from chosen Ukrainian cities.

Significant increase in the consumption of renewable energy in 2017

Significant increase in the consumption of renewable energy in 2017

Press releases   •   Apr 06, 2018 16:01 CEST

Consumption of renewable energy increased by almost 11%, while coal consumption fell by 21% in 2017. Overall, this led to a large drop in energy-related CO2 emissions. This appears by the Danish Energy Agency’s preliminary energy statistics for 2017, which also show that Denmark's degree of self-sufficiency increased last year.

Blue print for Ethiopian wind power expansion

Blue print for Ethiopian wind power expansion

Press releases   •   Mar 06, 2018 13:02 CET

With the launch of the Wind Project Development Roadmap report Ethiopia and Denmark are joining forces for large scale expansion of wind energy in East Africa. Experts from both countries have been sharing experiences with leading international experts to produce this guideline to successful development of wind projects in Ethiopia.

Danes used more energy and renewables in 2016

Danes used more energy and renewables in 2016

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2017 12:43 CET

Lower electricity imports and less windy conditions for wind turbines resulted in increased energy consumption and increased observed CO2 emissions in 2016. As power plants in particular also used more biomass, consumption of renewable energy increased, raising the share of renewable energy to 31.3%.

Signing of the Sino-Danish Pilot Project Agreement aims to improve District Heating and Energy Efficiency in China

Signing of the Sino-Danish Pilot Project Agreement aims to improve District Heating and Energy Efficiency in China

Press releases   •   Oct 18, 2017 14:13 CEST

As of today the “Sino-Danish Pilot Project on District Heating (DH) and Energy Efficiency (EE) Improvements in China” has been signed by the Danish Energy Agency (DEA), the National Energy Conservation Center (NECC), the Development and Reform Commission of Shaanxi Province (SXDRC) and the People´s Government of Tongchuan City of Shaanxi Province (SXTC), in Xi’an- Shaanxi Province.

New Scenario tool analyses the benefits and cost of green transition

New Scenario tool analyses the benefits and cost of green transition

Press releases   •   Apr 06, 2017 08:01 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency launches the Balmorel Lite tool for assessment of the value of renewable energy in different electricity systems. Based on existing power plants, various scenarios can be simulated to represent potential system effects of various investments in renewable energy sources like wind and solar. It is a simple tool that can analyse the transformation of the power systems.

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.

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.