Subjects: Environment, Energy
New chapter in Ukrainian-Danish government cooperation to support Ukraine’s green transition and reduce energy consumption
The Ukrainian-Danish government cooperation is now embarking on a new five-year programme. The programme has a special focus on long-term energy planning, energy efficiency and district heating, where there is great potential for reducing both Ukraine's energy consumption and imports of fossil fuels.
New Danish district heating cooperation will help China achieve its climate goals
Today, around a third of the world's energy is used on heating and cooling. Especially in China, the potential for green heating is huge. Based on this, UNEP DTU Partnership and the Danish Energy Agency are entering into a new cooperation agreement on district heating in China.
The Danish Energy Agency releases the time schedule and tender documents for the forthcoming Danish technology neutral tender
The Danish Energy Agency kicks off the tender process for the forthcoming technology neutral tender with the release of the tender documents. The forthcoming technology neutral tender will be held in the autumn 2021.
The tender for Hesselø OFW has been put on hold
There is a need to analyze the results of the preliminary site investigation further as soft clay formations have been found in the upper 20-30 meters below the seabed.
The Danish Energy Agency publishes the final tender conditions for Thor Offshore Wind Farm
The Danish Energy Agency is now publishing the final tender conditions for Denmark's largest offshore wind farm, Thor Offshore Wind Farm. With this announcement the last phase of the tender process begins, and this phase ends with a final bid deadline November 8. 2021 for the six bidders.
Invitation to a market dialogue about the site investigations for the energy islands in the North Sea and Baltic Sea
During week 25, the Danish Energy Agency will host a market dialogue for bidders and businesses regarding site investigations for the future energy islands in the North Sea and Baltic Sea.
The Danish Energy Agency approves the Plan for Thor Offshore Wind Farm with associated Strategic Environmental Assessment report and publishes the site-boundaries
Based on the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Plan for Thor Offshore Wind Farm and the public consultation, the Danish Energy Agency concludes that the Plan for Thor can be realized in the dedicated site west of Thorsminde, and without significant impacts to the environment. At the same time, the DEA has narrowed down the site for the wind farm from 440 km2 to 286 km2.
New report: How a state energy company like Ørsted shifted from black to green energy – and the regulatory framework that made it possible
What does it take for a country and its biggest state-owned energy company to successfully shift from black to green energy? A new report dives into both challenges and opportunities seized by policymakers and energy company Ørsted on Denmark’s path to green transition.
The Danish Energy Agency publishes discussion paper about the Energy Island in the North Sea
Today, the Danish Energy Agency publishes a Discussion Paper on the procurement framework for the commercial co-ownership of the Energy Island.
Invitation to market dialogue on the procurement framework for the Energy Island in the North Sea
The Danish Energy Agency will conduct a market dialogue for potential bid-ders and relevant industries on the procurement framework for the coming Energy Island in the North Sea.
5-week public hearing concerning environmental assessments related to Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm
Call for ideas on the strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of the plan for Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm and the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the land-based part of the project
Public consultation on the Plan for Thor Offshore Wind Farm and the related strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of the Plan
From 1 February the Danish Energy Agency launches an 8-week public hearing concerning the Plan for Thor Offshore Wind Farm and the related results of the environmental assessment (SEA) .
China could reach 2030-renewable energy target faster than expected
Key results from upcoming China Renewable Energy Outlook 2020 show the importance of a fast development of wind and solar to achieve China’s targets of the Paris Agreement. In 2020, China added a record of 120 gigawatt wind and solar PV. A development that shows it is realistic to reach the 1,200 GW target even before the estimated target in 2030.
Great interest in building the Danish Thor Offshore Wind Farm
The Danish Energy Agency has prequalified a total of six consortia and companies to participate in the tender for Denmark's largest offshore wind farm to date: Thor Offshore Wind Farm with a capacity of minimum 800-1000 MW.
Danish Energy Agency and IFU strengthen cooperation on green energy in developing and emerging countries
There is a great need for green energy in developing and emerging countries, and many Danish companies have the right solutions. An agreement between the Danish Energy Agency and the Investment Fund for Developing Countries, IFU, will contribute to sharing of the Danish green transition experience and financing solutions within green energy in a number of countries, such as India, Egypt, Ethiopia,
Coal free by 2030: Danish study shows how a large Chinese island could replace coal with renewables and become a Clean Energy Island as early as 2030
The Chinese Hainan Island and province could replace its entire coal-fueled energy production by 2030 by mainly investing in solar and wind power. A shift from coal to wind and solar would cost only 2 percent more annually compared to business as usual. This is the conclusion of a new study from the Danish Energy Agency.The study is part of the Danish-Chinese Energy Partnership Program and support
Publication of the market dialogue material for the future Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm tender
Today, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) publishes the material for the market dialogue for the upcoming Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) tender. The DEA here invites potential tenderers and relevant industry associations to participate to the market dialogue by sending written input and/or by participating in a virtual meeting with the DEA and the Danish TSO, Energinet
Market dialogue on Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm
Between November 25 and 30, 2020, the Danish Energy Agency and Energinet will host a market dialogue for potential tenderers and the industry on the coming Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm tender.
Electricity storage can play a crucial role in Mexico’s fulfilment of its climate goals, according to a new Danish-Mexican study
63 million tons. That is the amount of CO2 emissions that Mexico can cut per year in 2050 if the country achieves an optimal integration of large-scale electricity storage into the energy system. This is the conclusion in a brand new Danish-Mexican study. The reduction is equivalent to almost double the Danish CO2 emissions from energy consumption today.
Biomass analysis has been translated into English
The Danish Energy Agency published May 18th 2020 a Biomass analysis report concluding that biomass for energy in many cases is an advantage for the climate, e.g. when residues-based biomass replaces fossil fuels. However, in some cases, Danish consumption of biomass for energy can lead to global emissions of greenhouse gases. The report has now been translated into English.