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Record-low coal consumption in 2019

Record-low coal consumption in 2019

Press releases   •   Apr 02, 2020 16:32 CEST

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 Ukraine-Denmark Energy Center launches advanced database with open and transparent energy data

Press releases   •   Jan 20, 2020 06:45 CET

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.

Technology neutral tender 2019 determined

Technology neutral tender 2019 determined

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2019 06:00 CET

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.

Danish-German partnership in green spotlight: German minister visiting Denmark for green solutions

Press releases   •   Oct 29, 2019 12:00 CET

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.

New energy partnership between California and Denmark to go greener together

New energy partnership between California and Denmark to go greener together

Press releases   •   Oct 03, 2019 08:48 CEST

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

Call for bids in the technology neutral tender scheme

Press releases   •   Sep 27, 2019 12:05 CEST

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.

New technology catalogue to support green transition in Vietnam

New technology catalogue to support green transition in Vietnam

Press releases   •   May 16, 2019 12:46 CEST

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

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.