Record-low coal consumption in 2019
Last year, Danish consumption of coal fell by almost 43%, and now accounts for just 5% of the observed energy consumption. Energy consumption fell by 3.4%, while observed CO2 emissions from energy consumption fell by almost 6%. These are highlights from the preliminary energy statistics for 2019 published by the Danish Energy Agency today.
The Ukraine-Denmark Energy Center launches advanced database with open and transparent energy data
The State Statistics Service of Ukraine (SSSU) and the Danish Energy Agency have launched a database covering three decades of previously disconnected energy data. By documenting developments in energy supply and consumption, the database could play a crucial part in visualizing possible scenarios for reaching Ukraine’s renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy independence targets.
Danish-Chinese cooperation shows how China can save 7 billion tons of CO2 annually by 2050 and reach its climate targets without increasing cost of energy
A cooperation between Danish and Chinese energy authorities has demonstrated how China could save more than 7 billion tons of CO2 annually by 2050 – nearly 200 times the annual Danish CO2 emissions from energy demand - and reach its national climate targets as well as the UN below 2-degree target without increasing cost of energy.
Technology neutral tender 2019 determined
The technology neutral tender round for 2019 has now been determined and has resulted in a record low level of aid to onshore wind turbines and solar PV. The budget for the tender round was DKK 258 million (2019 prices) with a bid cap of 6 øre per kWh.
Governments from all over the world discuss the business case of offshore wind
During the world’s biggest offshore conference taking place in Copenhagen, Wind Europe, government officials from all over the world met to discuss the role of offshore wind in reaching the ambitious targets of the Paris Agreement.
Permit for the Nord Stream 2 project is granted by the Danish Energy Agency
Nord Stream 2 AG has been granted a permit to construct natural gas pipelines on the Danish continental shelf.
Danish-German partnership in green spotlight: German minister visiting Denmark for green solutions
Denmark has the experience and technology to help lift the big promises made at the several green summits during the autumn. The determination to live up to these promises is clearly marked by the visit to Denmark by the minister of the Environment, Climate and the Energy Sector from the German state Baden-Württemberg. The visit will showcase concrete Danish green approaches and solutions.
Permits for the Baltic Pipe project are granted
The Danish-Polish pipeline project has been granted permits to construct a natural gas pipeline offshore Denmark.
New energy partnership between California and Denmark to go greener together
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.
Call for bids in the technology neutral tender scheme
Today, the Danish Energy Agency has opened this year’s a tendering scheme concerning a price premium for electricity from onshore wind, solar PV and open-door offshore wind. The deadline for bids is 27 November 2019.
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.