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In Denmark we have a number of green sectors working in close collaboration to solve the problems of our common future. Start exploring!


Denmark - Becoming the State of Green

Sustainable economic growth and security of energy and water supply are among the greatest global challenges today. As the first country in the world, Denmark has decided to lead the transition and become a green and resource efficient economy entirely independent of fossil fuels by 2050.

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News 2015.11.27


Henning Larsen Architects continuously works to minimize the environmental impact of both the building process and completed buildings over the course of their lifetimes. The recently established SUSTAINABLE BUILD initiative promotes a green direction for the building industry, and sets...


Download a series of white papers with valuable insights into methods, tools and best practices across different green sectors. Each white paper also includes inspirational examples of state-of-the art solutions from Denmark and around the world.

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Future Water: Setting new standards for drinking water supply

Innovative collaboration in the Danish water industry develops holistic solutions for sustainable and efficient water supply – tailor-made for export and use in water utilities worldwide....

News 2015.11.26

Global water issues - danish solutions

The danish Ministry of Environment and Food have announced the projects who have received the funding from MUDP Lighttower projects. "Global water issues - danish solutions" is one of the two projects..Severeal countries are investing billions to secure clean drinkingwater....

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Our transition – public participation towards a low carbon economy

Co-create, co-develop, co-inspire - how do we cope with the present and future environmental and climate related challenges? A transition towards a more sustainable society needs legitimacy from both top and bottom of society. Climate change emanates from a number...

News 2015.11.26

Renewables Now Cover More than Half of Danish Electricity Consumption

Observed energy consumption in Denmark fell in 2014 by 5.3% to 719 PJ. This means that energy consumption was lower than it has been for more than 40 years. Among other things, the drop in energy consumption is because 2014...

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Denmark – a world leading lab for green technologies

In the transition to a green and more energy and resource efficient society it is of vital importance that a transformation of the energy sector goes hand in hand with a focused effort within research, test and demonstration in order...

News 2015.11.26


One of the leaders in sustainability certification is the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). USGBC comprises thousands of organizations, chapters, students, and community volunteers that are transforming the building landscape in a number of ways. The shared vision is a...

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Visit Denmark on a State of Green Tour

Experience Danish solutions in the fields of energy, climate adaptation, water and environment. State of Green offers to create a tailor-made programme of site visits and business meetings with leading Danish companies, institutions and public authorities.


House of Green

House of Green is an interactive showroom and visitors' center located at the newly renovated Industriens Hus in the heart of Copenhagen. House of Green uses a combination of guided storytelling and self-exploration to showcase Danish integrated solutions and scenarios across the landscape of energy, water, climate, resources and the environment.


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