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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.

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

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

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2019 15:05 CET

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

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.

Governments from all over the world discuss the business case of offshore wind

Governments from all over the world discuss the business case of offshore wind

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2019 05:50 CET

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

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

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2019 13:31 CET

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

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.

Permits for the Baltic Pipe project are granted

Permits for the Baltic Pipe project are granted

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2019 10:04 CEST

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

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.