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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.

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Visit from the Chinese Ministry of Energy

Visit from the Chinese Ministry of Energy

News   •   Apr 19, 2018 14:14 CEST

A delegation led by the Chinese Deputy Director General for Renewable Energy, Liang Zhipeng, has payed the Danish offshore industry a visit since Monday. The delegation comprises representatives from the Ministry, the Chinese State Grid and other key players in offshore wind in China.

Denmark assists China in building a high quality offshore wind industry

Denmark assists China in building a high quality offshore wind industry

News   •   Mar 12, 2018 13:30 CET

The Danish Energy Agency is assisting Chinese developers and the Chinese government in their efforts to create a viable offshore wind industry, transferring Denmark’s more than 30-year experience from offshore wind developments. The Quality Offshore project which has China’s National Energy Administration as its main partner last week held a successful workshop in Beijing.

Invitation for consultation on a Danish tender for solar PV

Invitation for consultation on a Danish tender for solar PV

News   •   Mar 01, 2018 14:41 CET

The Danish Energy Agency invites for a market dialogue on a tender of price premiums for electricity from solar PV with an installed capacity of less than 1 MW. The tender is expected to be held in 2018.

Denmark assists Indonesia in green energy transition

Denmark assists Indonesia in green energy transition

News   •   Feb 22, 2018 10:05 CET

The Danish Energy Agency is assisting Indonesian power plants optimize their environmental performance and become more flexible as Indonesia substitutes coal with renewable energy. Indonesia currently has 6% renewable energy in the primary energy mix, but has a policy target to increase this to 23% by year 2025.

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