The International Energy Agency released its annual World Energy Outlook today. The report investiagtes global energy trends and what possible impact they will have on supply and demand, carbon emissions, air pollution, and energy access.Read more
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New name, new style: The previously named HH Ferries Group, which operates the busy ferry route between the Danish and Swedish coastal towns of Helsingør and Helsingborg has not only changed its name to ForSea Ferries to reflect its environmental strategy, but has also officially launched its two long-awaited, solely battery-powered passenger ferries, which are the largest of their kind.
The first China International Import Exhibition (CIIE) took place from 5 -10 November in Shanghai. It brought 172 countries and regions, and more than 400,000 vendors and company representatives to the Chinese trading market. Approximately 800,000 visitors attended the event.
The International Energy Agency released its annual World Energy Outlook today. The report investiagtes global energy trends and what possible impact they will have on supply and demand, carbon emissions, air pollution, and energy access.
A unique water treatment plant has seen the light of day. The innovative cleaning technology is the first large-scale attempt to solve the challenges cities face with road runoff that pollute the aquatic environment and groundwater or that has to be pumped all the way through cities to be cleaned at sewage treatment plants.
In the Danish “Svalin by Trekroner” co-housing community, researchers have developed colourful street lights, which show if the electricity comes from fossil fuels or sustainable sources, such as wind or solar power.
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Denmark and South Korea have signed a cooperation agreement regarding sustainable energy, with a focus on offshore wind. This occurred during a Danish trade delegation’s visit to South Korea, led by the Danish Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Chr. Lilleholt.
The China International Import Exhibition (CIIE) is one of the most important commercial events taking place in China in 2018 and a must-attend event for Danish companies that already are doing business in China – or are keen to do so. A number of leading Danish companies are participating at the event to showcase their sustainable solutions.
Right now, a group of senior civil servants from Tianjin, China attend a training programme in Denmark. The two-week programme gathers Danish municipalities, companies, green solutions and research institutions with the aim of inspiring the participants with in-depth knowledge of Danish green solutions.
Denmark’s second largest city Aarhus can look forward to even more environmentally friendly district heating after it was announced that the city’s local government has signed a declaration of intent with one of Denmark’s largest companies, Mærsk, to develop the country’s largest geothermal energy plant.
Over two days in the Danish capital of Copenhagen last week, the P4G Summit gathered world leaders in government, business and civil society to accelerate action on securing a sustainable future. The summit concluded with the release of the Copenhagen Commitment – a call to strengthen efforts devoted to combatting climate change and accelerate progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Denmark will increase financial support to the Danish-Ethiopian strategic sector cooperation and partnership programme “Accelerating Wind Power Generation” in Ethiopia with EUR 940.000. The programme, which started in 2017, will now run until the end of 2020 contributing to the sustainable development of the Ethiopian energy sector with modern wind energy.