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China: DEA and Added Values meet with the Electric Power Planning and Engineering Energy Institute in Beijing

News   •   May 11, 2015 00:00 CEST

The Chinese power sector shows significant potential in lowering its GHG-emissions in regards to flexibility of the thermal coal fired power plants, but the institutional set-up must be change in order for the society and environment to benefit.

China: Celebrating the 65th year of Danish-Chinese diplomatic relations

News   •   May 11, 2015 00:00 CEST

By Rasmus Helveg Petersen, Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Building

China: Preparing for a Chinese Power Market Reform

News   •   May 11, 2015 00:00 CEST

Market reforms could potentially solve the problem of curtailed excess electricity for the benefit of Chinese society.

Energy Savings Insurance initiative moves forward in Latin America

News   •   May 11, 2015 00:00 CEST

Denmark has in cooperation with the Inter-American Development Bank developed an initiative to promote energy efficiency financing in developing countries. The initiative has now been endorsed by leading international actors in the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance, moving forward from a pilot project in Mexico to a regional facility covering Latin-America and the Caribbean. Denmark...

China: China Energy Experts are Pleading for an Increased use of Renewable Energy

News   •   May 08, 2015 02:00 CEST

By 2050 60 % of China’s total energy consumption may be powered by renewable energy sources. A report recently released by the Energy Research Institute National Development and Reform Centre alongside with CNREC, proposes a transformation of Chinese energy that could combat air pollution while maintaining a healthy economic growth.

China: China Renewable Energy Integration Group organizes meeting in Beijing about Flexibility in the Power System

News   •   May 08, 2015 02:00 CEST

The great participation and lively discussion at the CVIG meeting indicates that flexibility holds an increasingly important spot on the political agenda when key stakeholders in the power sector get together in China.

Turkey: The Danish Energy Agency’s (DEA) Centre for Global Cooperation presents at Turkey's biggest energy fair

News   •   May 06, 2015 00:00 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency’s (DEA) Centre for Global Cooperation is this week presenting at the ICCI 2015 Fair and Conference in Turkey.

Ukraine: The Danish Energy Agency is partner in a new Ukrainian-Danish Energy cooperation based in Kiev

News   •   May 05, 2015 02:00 CEST

With support from the Danish Energy Agency, a new Ukrainian- Danish energy cooperation will contribute to energy policy reforms in Ukraine. The Danish Energy Agency has substantial experience in cost-efficient long-term energy planning for an efficient energy system emphasizing both security of supply and environment. This knowledge will be utilized in the Ukrainian-Danish Energy Centre

China: China and Denmark Share Best Practice on Green Policies and Solutions

News   •   May 04, 2015 02:00 CEST

During a speech addressing China's National People's Congress a few weeks ago, the Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, stressed that China was increasing its focus on a more environmentally friendly use of energy, particularly emphasizing energy efficiency.

Exports of energy technology reach record high

News   •   Apr 30, 2015 02:00 CEST

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Mexico: Vast Bio-energy Potential in Mexican Sugar Cane Industry

News   •   Apr 30, 2015 00:00 CEST

The potential for energy generation is literally piling up outside of sugar cane plants in Mexican suburbs. During Danish Energy Agency’s (DEA) most recent visit in Mexico, a trip to 7 different sugar mills have proven that there is a substantial potential for increased use of biomass in electricity generation in the short term. It is interesting to explore the possibility of utilizing this...

Ukraine: The Danish Energy Agency Supports Export Promotion in Ukraine for District Heating Companies

News   •   Apr 28, 2015 02:00 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency attended during 20-23 April 2015 an export promotion tour in Ukraine for Danish district heating companies. The trip was organized by the Danish Board of District Heating (DBDH) in cooperation with the Danish Embassy in Kiev.

South Africa: South Africa is Ready to Unleash Significant Energy Efficiency Potential

News   •   Apr 28, 2015 02:00 CEST

South Africa is one of the fastest growing countries in Africa, but due to its aging energy infrastructure it is unable to meet the rapid growth in demand for electricity. South Africa is currently one of the most energy intensive economies in the world. Efficient utilization of energy is essential for reasons such as security of energy supply, economic competitiveness, global warming and...

Ukraine: Advancing National Ukrainian Reforms in the Energy Sector

News   •   Apr 24, 2015 00:00 CEST

A Ukraine study visit, financed by the EU and Government of Sweden, under the OECD “Sector Competitiveness Strategy for Ukraine” project phase III took place at the Danish Energy Agency from April 21 – 23, 2015. The visit was arranged by the OECD as part of the OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme supporting the Government of Ukraine in advancing national economic reforms.

Vietnam: Workshop on Policy and Financing of Energy Efficiency in Vietnam

News   •   Apr 20, 2015 00:00 CEST

Danish efficiency measures were presented by DEA experts during a workshop on Policy and Financing of Energy Efficiency in Vietnam on 10 April

Morten Bæk, DEA Director General, shares his views on a European Energy Union

News   •   Apr 15, 2015 00:00 CEST

Director General of the Danish Energy Agency, Morten Bæk, IEA Executive Director, Maria van der Hoeven, and IEA Chief Economist and Director of Global Energy Economics, Fatih Birol were interviewed by China Electric Power News and asked to share their views on European Energy Union. Find Morten Bæk’s answers below.

China: Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang Emphasizes Green Transition in Speech at the People’s Congress

News   •   Apr 15, 2015 00:00 CEST

On the 5th of March China's National People's Congress (NPC), China’s top legislative assembly, convened in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People for their annual conference.

Academic Frontiers publish article about the Green Transformation of Denmark – experiences with a cost efficient way to energy efficiency and a sustainable economy

News   •   Apr 15, 2015 00:00 CEST

In February 2015, the scientific Chinese monthly ‘Academic Frontiers’ a magazine under the ‘People’s Daily’ published an article with the title ‘Green Transformation of Denmark – experiences with a cost efficient way to energy efficiency and a sustainable economy’ describing the Danish Sustainable Energy Model.

South Africa: Renewable Energy & Network Operation at Eskom, South Africa

News   •   Apr 13, 2015 00:00 CEST

South Africa is currently suffering from sufficient generation capacity and the renewable energy resources are of great importance for country at this stage. The operating capacity of renewables is 600 MW of Wind and 900 MW of Solar, in total approx. 1.500 MW, which might turn out to be the yearly growth in renewables for the coming years.