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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 2015.10.13


During the last eight years, 3,600 dilapidated buildings have been demolished in Makkah in order to clear up space for a new central pedestrian pathway. The King Abdul Aziz Road Project measures 3.65 km in length running from the city...

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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....

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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 2015.10.13

New Smart Buildings White Paper Published

In Denmark as well as in many other countries, fluctuating renewable energy resources account for an increasing share of power generation. The green transition requires enhanced focus on energy consumption and the ability to shift demand to hours where there is more...

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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 2015.10.12

DONG and LEGO inaugurate Germany's second largest offshore wind farm

The joint announcement by top management from DONG Energy, market leader in planning, constructing and operating offshore wind farms, the LEGO Group (KIRKBI A/S), makers of the iconic LEGO® brick, and William Demant, specialists in personal hearing aid products, is...

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On the path to a sustainable 2050

Denmark - a Global Leader on climate and energy. The WWFrecognises the ambitious climate and energy policies of the Danish government as a gift to the earth for Denmark’s leadership. Read their reasons why here....

News 2015.10.12

Aalborg CSP begins construction of the world’s first Integrated Energy System based on Concentrated Solar Power

The Integrated Energy System is the first large-scale CSP-based technology in the world to provide multiple energy streams (heating, fresh water and electricity) for horticultural activities..The groundbreaking concept to grow high-value crops using seawater and sunlight as main resources originates...

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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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