New Nord Stream 2 application for two southern route options
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
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.
The offshore substation and the export cables is included in the scope of the Danish offshore wind farm tender
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
The Energy Board of Appeal has cancelled and withdrawn the part of the construction licence for the Vesterhav Syd Offshore Wind Farm concerning assessment of environmental impacts, with a view to renewed processing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
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
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.
Tender scheme for smaller solar PV installations determined
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
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.