Biomass analysis has been translated into English

News   •   Oct 07, 2020 14:35 CEST

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.

Permit for operation of the Nord Stream 2 project is granted by the Danish Energy Agency

Press releases   •   Oct 01, 2020 13:00 CEST

Nord Stream 2 AG has been granted an operations permit for the Nord Stream 2 pipelines on the Danish continental shelf. The permit has been granted on a number of conditions.

Sharing Denmark’s experiences on liberalising the power sector

News   •   Sep 30, 2020 08:54 CEST

A 50 percent share of wind and solar energy was a reality in Denmark - in 2019. The liberalisation of the Danish power sector is the foundation of the transformation. Yesterday, the Danish Energy Agency presents lessons learned and recommendations for other countries, which stand on the verge to take the same path in order to secure a competitive power system with a high share of renewable energy.

The Danish Energy Agency publishes tender conditions for Thor Offshore Wind Farm

Press releases   •   Sep 25, 2020 11:37 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency is now launching the tendering process for the coming Thor Offshore Wind Farm. Thor will be Denmark's largest offshore wind farm to date with a capacity of 800-1000 MW when it is fully established and connected to the grid by 2027 at the latest.

​Roadmap to Offshore Wind Power Development and Policy Recommendations for Vietnam

Press releases   •   Sep 22, 2020 07:58 CEST

Today, the Danish Energy Agency and the World Bank Group presented their studies and recommendations on the development of a new offshore wind sector to the Vietnamese government.

The Danish Energy Agency invites comments on the Danish technology neutral tender in 2020

News   •   Jul 16, 2020 11:29 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency invites comments and questions on the draft conditions of the tender in 2020. In the technology neutral tender 2020, both wind turbines, solar PV, wave power plants and hydropower plants can compete to supply as much green electricity, as cost-effectively as possible.

Nord Stream 2 AG may use pipe-laying vessels with anchors

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2020 11:01 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency has decided that Nord Stream 2 AG also may use pipelaying vessels with anchors in connection with construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipelines.

Denmark and India accelerates partnership on green energy transition with the signing of a new MOU

News   •   Jun 05, 2020 09:55 CEST

New Indo-Danish cooperation will prepare the Indian energy system for the integration of 450 gigawatt renewable energy by 2030.

The Danish Energy Agency and Vietnamese authorities discuss steps to move offshore wind expansion forward in Vietnam

News   •   May 19, 2020 14:56 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency and the Vietnamese Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority are preparing an Input to Roadmap report for offshore wind development in Vietnam. Vietnam has a potential of 160 GW offshore wind, and today the Danish Energy Agency and Vietnamese authorities organized a webinar to discuss the most important governmental steps to move the expansion of offshore wind forward.

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.

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About Danish Energy Agency

The work of the Danish Energy Agency involves matters relating to energy supply and consumption, as well as Danish efforts to reduce carbon emissions. The Agency is also responsible for Danish building policy and promotes more sustainable building with regard to energy consumption, use of materials and economic issues.

The Agency is responsible for the entire chain of tasks linked to energy production and supply, transportation and consumption, including energy efficiency and savings as well as Danish national CO2 targets and initiatives to limit emissions of greenhouse gasses. The Agency supports building-policy initiatives to increase the productivity and quality of building as well as the operation and maintenance of buildings, with focus on sustainable building. The Agency also collaborates with the building sector to establish a good framework for the industry.

The Danish Energy Agency was established in 1976, and is an agency under the Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities.

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