The Danish capital has been chosen as the host city for the ”C40 Mayors Summit” taking place in the autumn of 2019. More than 1,000 delegates from 96 mega cities around the world will gather in Copenhagen to discuss ways for cities to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement and limit CO2 emissions through green transition and climate adaptation.Read more
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According to the report ‘Energy Transition Outlook 2018’, the world will use less energy from the mid-2030s as electrification will play a bigger role in the changing energy mix. Especially electric cars will have a significant influence on this transition.
29 foundations around the globe have committed funding to advance affordable, low- and zero-carbon solutions to reduce the harmful emissions that cause climate change – all together they have pledged more than EUR 3.4 billion.
The City of Copenhagen concluded its negotiations for the 2019 budget last week. The agreement reaffirms the city’s sustainability ambitions via significant investment in green transport and the development of green spaces.
Right now, three delegations from Vietnam are in Denmark to learn more about energy efficiency in the industry, integration of renewable energy into the energy system and long-term modeling of the energy system. The delegations consist of officials from the Vietnamese energy administration and two local provinces that Denmark collaborates with through the Danish-Vietnamese authority program.
The Danish capital has been chosen as the host city for the ”C40 Mayors Summit” taking place in the autumn of 2019. More than 1,000 delegates from 96 mega cities around the world will gather in Copenhagen to discuss ways for cities to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement and limit CO2 emissions through green transition and climate adaptation.
A Danish business delegation is currently visiting Finland to share Danish experiences and solutions within sustainable construction of buildings. In connection to an event on urban solutions in the Nordics, State of Green launched the white paper “Energy renovation of buildings”.
MHI Vestas will supply offshore wind turbines for installation atop floating platforms. The selected turbine model will be the largest unit to date to be fixed upon the floating technology, showing that the floating technology is accelerating towards its full potential and potentially can open a much larger market for offshore wind.
European Energy, a leading player in the Danish solar cell industry, has built a solar test centre in cooperation with Denmark’s Technical University (DTU) to harvest solar energy even better in the future.
Next week, one of the world’s leading water conferences, IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition kicks off in Tokyo and a large Danish delegation led by Minister for Environment and Food, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, will participate. As the third largest delegation coming to Tokyo, more than 100 Danish water professionals are looking forward to exchange knowledge and be inspired by new solutions on how to solve the growing global water challenges.
Danes can be confident that there is power in the socket more than 99.99% of the time – a figure that is virtually unbeaten anywhere in Europe. This has led the Council of European Energy Regulators to rate Denmark as the best-performing EU country as measured by minutes without power.
From December 2019, 41 new electric buses will glide CO2-neutral and silently through the streets of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg, further reinforcing the city’s goal of replacing all buses with electric buses by 2030 – and hopefully, already in 2025.