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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.
New agreement about Hesselø Offshore Windfarm is a step closer to net zero subsidies to offshore wind
The Danish wind adventure has been on a path towards net zero subsidies for some years. The agreement on the subsidy scheme for Hesselø Offshore Wind Farm is a step closer to that political objective.
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.
Danish approach inspires Mexican industry giants to enroll in energy efficiency program
With inspiration from Denmark, a number of Mexican energy intensive companies, such as Nestlé, Bimbo and Audi, have signed a voluntary agreement for energy efficiency. They have committed to increase their energy efficiency and the agreements signed so far will reduce emissions with more than 55.000 tons CO2eq per year. This corresponds to the annual emissions of 12.000 Danish households.Several M
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
Denmark decides to construct the world’s first windenergy hub as an artificial island in the North Sea.
Denmark has reached a landmark agreement on the construction of an energy hub in the North Sea. The energy hub will be an artificially constructed island 80 kilometers from the shore of the peninsula Jutland. It will be owned by a public-private partnership. The hub will strengthen the integration of Europe’s power grids and increase RE production necessary for a climate neutral Europe.
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.
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,
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.
The Danish Energy Agency invites comments on the Danish technology neutral tender in 2020
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.
Denmark and India accelerates partnership on green energy transition with the signing of a new MOU
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
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.
The Ukraine-Denmark Energy Center launches advanced database with open and transparent energy data
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 and Indonesian Ministers conclude that Indonesian regions can save both energy and money in the future
Danish-Indonesian energy cooperation ascertains how the provinces of North Sulawesi, Gorontalo, South Kalimantan and Riau can save up to 11.5 million tons CO2 by 2030. That is 75% of the annual CO2 emissions from the Danish transport sector in 2018.
Technology neutral tender 2019 determined
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
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.
Material for the market dialogue on conditions for the call for tender on Thor Offshore Wind Farm
The Danish Energy Agency publishes detailed material concerning central elements and questions, which will be discussed with market players at the market dialogue on 25 Nov 2019 in Copenhagen.
Sharing Danish experiences with Egyptian partners for ambitious green transition
The green ambitions are serious business in Egypt. With yearly CO2 emissions more than 5 times bigger than the Danish emissions and a goal of achieving 43 percent renewable energy in the electricity consumption in 2035, the government of Egypt is on a mission for a sustainable development. This week, an Egyptian delegation has visited Denmark for green inspiration from the Danish energy model.