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.

DEA publishes answers raised in the market dialogue on Thor Offshore Wind Farm

News   •   Feb 07, 2020 14:42 CET

To follow up on the market dialogue on Thor Offshore Wind Farm held in November 2019, the Danish Energy Agency now publishes answers to questions raised as part of the dialogue on the tender procedures.

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

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.

Danish and Indonesian Ministers conclude that Indonesian regions can save both energy and money in the future

News   •   Dec 06, 2019 09:17 CET

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

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

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.

Material for the market dialogue on conditions for the call for tender on Thor Offshore Wind Farm

News   •   Nov 15, 2019 12:14 CET

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

News   •   Nov 15, 2019 10:43 CET

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.

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