This morning State of Green debuted with its first GREEN TALKS webinar titled "Green recovery - partnerships for sustainable growth". More than 500 people from all over the world had signed up for the launch event to watch a prominent line-up of speakers debate how to combine post-corona economic recovery and global green transition.Read more
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New nudging concepts from the Danish Energy Agency will get more Danes to invest in energy renovations of their homes. The effort is targeted at promoting the economic as well as the climate advantages.
By 2030, the world will have its first two energy islands designed to produce 4 GW power – initially. One of them will be an artificial island in the North Sea named VindØ (“Wind Island”), which will be able to produce 10 GW power long-term. The finance for the island VindØ will come from the […]
This morning State of Green debuted with its first GREEN TALKS webinar titled “Green recovery – partnerships for sustainable growth”. More than 500 people from all over the world had signed up for the launch event to watch a prominent line-up of speakers debate how to combine post-corona economic recovery and global green transition.
A consortium of Danish corporations plans to develop an industrial-scale production facility to produce sustainable fuels for road, maritime and air transport in the Copenhagen area. The partnership brings together the demand and supply side of sustainable fuels with a vision to realise what could become one of the world’s largest electrolyser and sustainable fuel production facilities. The project can spearhead the maturation of sustainable fuels while creating jobs and new value chains to reinforce Denmark’s role as a green energy leader.
Six main tracks will lead to a Denmark with substantially lower CO2emissions, promises Danish government with a new climate action plan. Among the tracks is the creation of the first ‘energy islands’ in the world.
Over four billion euros will be invested in renovating public housing in Denmark to improve energy efficiency, sustainability and liveability. The capital injection is hailed as wise, green and job creating in a time of crisis.
Protein-rich biscuits used in emergency relief and clean drinking water in desert areas of Kenya. These are among the innovative solutions from partnerships supported by P4G, which this year supports 19 new partnerships, five of them with Danish participation.
Infranode, a Nordic infrastructure fund, has partnered up with the municipally owned Danish Port Esbjerg to invest up to one billion Danish kroner (approx. EUR 134 million) into new port infrastructure facilities for the wind turbine industry in the port. The project could create thousands of green jobs in Esbjerg and the rest of Denmark.
The wastewater from Denmark’s largest wastewater company, BIOFOS, is part of a groundbreaking research project at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) that will provide valuable knowledge on how the coronavirus spreads.
Accelerating the green transition, boosting export and creating 5,000 jobs, while testing and developing future green energy solutions. Those are among the ambitions for Denmark’s new “green hub” in the city of Aalborg.
Danish companies experienced solid growth in energy technology exports in 2019. Exports grew by 13.5 per cent compared to the previous year. Danish wind turbines and other green energy solutions are particularly popular abroad.
“When the time comes to kickstart the global economy again in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, it will be crucial to incorporate thinking about the green transition as an engine of recovery,” Nordic ministers announced after a meeting on 30 April. They also took the opportunity to express their unconditional support for the United Kingdom’s preparations for the postponed COP26 as well as discuss collaboration on green investment mobilisation.
The Danish islands of Bornholm and Samsø have cometake the top spots in an EU-wide sustainability competition. Their success is based on engaging all sectors of society in delivering a sustainable future and putting the community at the centre of the development.
Limitations on the Danish construction budget for 2020 have been suspended. This allows for large-scale energy renovations at sports facilities and social facilities that are left empty due to the COVID-19 lockdown.