Agreement on renewable energy with South Korea
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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.