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New Nord Stream 2 application for two southern route options

New Nord Stream 2 application for two southern route options

Press Releases   •   Apr 15, 2019 12:22 CEST

The DEA has received an additional application from Nord Stream 2 AG for permission to construct transit pipelines south of Bornholm on the continental shelf.

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.

The offshore substation and the export cables is included in the scope of the Danish offshore wind farm tender

The offshore substation and the export cables is included in the scope of the Danish offshore wind farm tender

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2019 13:01 CET

The offshore windfarm Thor will be tendered through tender with negotiation like in the previous Danish offshore wind tenders, and the grid connection from the wind farm to the onshore point of connection will be included in the scope of the tender.

New EIA process for Vesterhav Syd initiated

New EIA process for Vesterhav Syd initiated

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2019 12:46 CET

The Energy Board of Appeal has cancelled and withdrawn the part of the construction licence for the Vesterhav Syd Offshore Wind Farm concerning assessment of environmental impacts, with a view to renewed processing by the Danish Energy Agency. A new EIA process has been initiated.

Continued interest in search for oil and gas in the Danish North Sea

Continued interest in search for oil and gas in the Danish North Sea

Press Releases   •   Feb 05, 2019 10:18 CET

In the 8th Licensing Round, the DEA has received 5 applications for licences to exploration for and production of oil and gas.

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.

Tender scheme for smaller solar PV installations determined

Tender scheme for smaller solar PV installations determined

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2018 14:04 CET

The tender scheme concerning a price premium for solar PV with an installed capacity of less than 1 MW has now been determined.

Call for bids in the technology neutral tender scheme 2018

Call for bids in the technology neutral tender scheme 2018

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2018 07:45 CEST

Today, the Danish Energy Agency has opened a tendering scheme concerning a price premium for onshore wind, solar PV and open-door offshore wind. The deadline for bids is November 26 2018.

The Danish Energy Agency calls for bids in the tender scheme for solar PV

The Danish Energy Agency calls for bids in the tender scheme for solar PV

Press Releases   •   Sep 13, 2018 07:30 CEST

Today, the Danish Energy Agency has opened the tender scheme concerning a price premium for solar PV with an installed capacity of less than 1 MW. The deadline for bids is November 1 2018.

Denmark becomes a net importer of oil

Denmark becomes a net importer of oil

Press Releases   •   Aug 30, 2018 07:00 CEST

2017 was the last year in which Denmark produced more oil than the country consumed. The latest forecast from the Danish Energy Agency shows that from 2018 Denmark is expected to be a net importer of oil. However, Denmark is still expected to remain a net exporter of gas until 2035 - except for a few years where the Tyra facilities are rebuilt.

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.

Energy consumption increased in 2016 due to less wind

Energy consumption increased in 2016 due to less wind

Press Releases   •   Mar 29, 2017 11:19 CEST

Colder weather in 2016, combined with lower wind power production and lower net imports of electricity meant that Denmark’s energy consumption and carbon emissions rose last year. This is confirmed by the Danish Energy Agency’s preliminary energy statistics for 2016.