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The Danish Energy Agency calls for bids in the tender scheme for solar PV

The Danish Energy Agency calls for bids in the tender scheme for solar PV

Press Releases   •   Sep 13, 2018 07:30 CEST

Today, the Danish Energy Agency has opened the tender scheme concerning a price premium for solar PV with an installed capacity of less than 1 MW. The deadline for bids is November 1 2018.

Denmark becomes a net importer of oil

Denmark becomes a net importer of oil

Press Releases   •   Aug 30, 2018 07:00 CEST

2017 was the last year in which Denmark produced more oil than the country consumed. The latest forecast from the Danish Energy Agency shows that from 2018 Denmark is expected to be a net importer of oil. However, Denmark is still expected to remain a net exporter of gas until 2035 - except for a few years where the Tyra facilities are rebuilt.

Ukraine’s Minister of Energy visits Denmark

Ukraine’s Minister of Energy visits Denmark

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2018 07:00 CEST

The Ukrainian Minister of Energy, Ihor Nasalyk, is currently in Denmark in order to mark the valuable results of the Danish and Ukrainian governments’ collaboration on energy. The minister brought a delegation comprising of deputy chairman of the parliament’s energy committee, the chairman of the Ukrainian wind turbine association as well as public servants and mayors from chosen Ukrainian cities.

Significant increase in the consumption of renewable energy in 2017

Significant increase in the consumption of renewable energy in 2017

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2018 16:01 CEST

Consumption of renewable energy increased by almost 11%, while coal consumption fell by 21% in 2017. Overall, this led to a large drop in energy-related CO2 emissions. This appears by the Danish Energy Agency’s preliminary energy statistics for 2017, which also show that Denmark's degree of self-sufficiency increased last year.

Blue print for Ethiopian wind power expansion

Blue print for Ethiopian wind power expansion

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2018 13:02 CET

With the launch of the Wind Project Development Roadmap report Ethiopia and Denmark are joining forces for large scale expansion of wind energy in East Africa. Experts from both countries have been sharing experiences with leading international experts to produce this guideline to successful development of wind projects in Ethiopia.

Danes used more energy and renewables in 2016

Danes used more energy and renewables in 2016

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2017 12:43 CET

Lower electricity imports and less windy conditions for wind turbines resulted in increased energy consumption and increased observed CO2 emissions in 2016. As power plants in particular also used more biomass, consumption of renewable energy increased, raising the share of renewable energy to 31.3%.

Signing of the Sino-Danish Pilot Project Agreement aims to improve District Heating and Energy Efficiency in China

Signing of the Sino-Danish Pilot Project Agreement aims to improve District Heating and Energy Efficiency in China

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2017 14:13 CEST

As of today the “Sino-Danish Pilot Project on District Heating (DH) and Energy Efficiency (EE) Improvements in China” has been signed by the Danish Energy Agency (DEA), the National Energy Conservation Center (NECC), the Development and Reform Commission of Shaanxi Province (SXDRC) and the People´s Government of Tongchuan City of Shaanxi Province (SXTC), in Xi’an- Shaanxi Province.

New Scenario tool analyses the benefits and cost of green transition

New Scenario tool analyses the benefits and cost of green transition

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2017 08:01 CEST

The Danish Energy Agency launches the Balmorel Lite tool for assessment of the value of renewable energy in different electricity systems. Based on existing power plants, various scenarios can be simulated to represent potential system effects of various investments in renewable energy sources like wind and solar. It is a simple tool that can analyse the transformation of the power systems.

Energy consumption increased in 2016 due to less wind

Energy consumption increased in 2016 due to less wind

Press Releases   •   Mar 29, 2017 11:19 CEST

Colder weather in 2016, combined with lower wind power production and lower net imports of electricity meant that Denmark’s energy consumption and carbon emissions rose last year. This is confirmed by the Danish Energy Agency’s preliminary energy statistics for 2016.

Contracts in the first Solar PV tender in Denmark signed

Contracts in the first Solar PV tender in Denmark signed

Press Releases   •   Jan 02, 2017 10:14 CET

The contracts were concluded on the 27th of december at the Danish Energy Agency as a result of the first Danish tender of aid for electricity generated at solar PV installations.

Historically low prices offered in Danish tender of aid for solar PV

Historically low prices offered in Danish tender of aid for solar PV

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2016 07:01 CET

The winning tenders in the pilot tender of aid for solar PV conducted by the Danish Energy Agency were for a premium of only 12.89 Danish øre per kWh. This result testifies that electricity from solar PV in Denmark can now compete with the cheapest sources of renewable energy.

Renewables now cover 56% of electricity consumption

Renewables now cover 56% of electricity consumption

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2016 07:00 CET

Higher electricity imports and much higher wind power generation led to a large drop in consumption of coal and other fossil fuels at power plants in 2015. This in turn meant that observed CO2 emissions fell by 6.6% in 2015, and that renewable energy now covers 56% of electricity consumption. These are headlines from Energy Statistics 2015, which were published by the Danish Energy Agency today.

Call for tenders on aid for solar PV

Call for tenders on aid for solar PV

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2016 16:00 CET

The Danish Energy Agency calls for tenders from businesses and private individuals regarding aid for 20 MW solar PV. A part of the tender is cross-border as 2.4 MW will be open to solar PV projects located in Germany. At the same time Germany conducts a tender on support for 50 MW solar PV, which is also open to installations in Denmark.

Ukraine: Closer toward a methodology on energy efficiency in industry through Ukrainian-Danish workshop

Press Releases   •   May 20, 2016 00:00 CEST

Ukrainian and Danish institutions participated in a successful workshop on the preparation of a methodology on systematic collection of data for monitoring energy efficiency at industrial sub-sector level. The Ukrainian-Danish cooperation is closer to a methodology for collection of data for monitoring energy efficiency due to the discussions at the workshop.

South Africa: New activities in the Danish-South African Renewable Energy Programme

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2016 00:00 CET

Announcement of a call for proposals for a new project in South Africa is now announced.

South Africa: The Danish SISYFOS model assists South Africa in forecasting the security of electricity supply

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2016 00:00 CET

The Danish Energy Agency is engaged in a project that assess how system adequacy and the need for reserves may develop in the future for the South African electricity system. A part of the analysis uses the Danish Energy Agency’s very own SISYFOS model, which was presented at a workshop on stochastic analysis and system adequacy hosted by the Danish Energy Agency and EA Energy Analysis in...

China’s National Energy Administration visit Denmark to learn about thermal power plant flexibility

Press Releases   •   Feb 25, 2016 00:00 CET

Today, Chinese high level energy officials visit Denmark and the Danish Energy Agency. Denmark has decades of hands on experience in integrating renewables in the energy system, experience that can be of crucial interest to Chinese plans to boost their own green transition.