A little more than 50 per cent of Denmark’s electricity was powered by wind and solar in 2020. 2020 thereby surpassed 2019 as the greenest year ever in Danish electricity history.Read more
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Never has Denmark emitted as little CO2 from its electricity production. In 2020, emissions were 13 per cent lower than the previous record last year. With energy production from wind turbines and solar panels constantly improving, the trend of lowering emissions continues.
After the inauguration in Copenhagen in 2018, the 2021 P4G Summit in Korea on 30-31 May ends with the Seoul Declaration. The new declaration adopted by world leaders recognize the climate crisis as a global threat and highlights the international community’s commitment to achieving green growth through inclusive public-private partnerships.
200 zero-emission vessels and at least 5 per cent of the global deep-sea fleet to run on zero-emission fuels by 2030. Denmark, Norway, and the U.S., alongside the Global Maritime Forum and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, take lead on new Zero-Emission Shipping Mission.
A new Danish Energy Transition Initiative seeks to help countries across the globe on their path towards greener energy systems. Aiming for early implementation of renewables, energy efficiencient solutions and sustainable energy planning, the initiative takes off in Brazil, Colombia and Pakistan.
Today, the Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities, Dan Jørgensen, presents the report “From Black to Green: A Danish Sustainable Energy Growth Story” as part of his participation in the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit. Across the globe, policy makers and commercial entities are grappling with the challenge of how to transition from a power […]
Ramboll, Skytem and Aarhus University are set to conduct airborne electromagnetic surveys in California’s high- and medium-priority groundwater basins. The Danish expertise seeks to help the drought-ridden state of California become more sustainable.
P4G brings together businesses, governments and civil society organisations in innovative public-private partnerships to advance solutions for sustainable development and climate action. After the launch in Copenhagen in 2018, the P4G Summit arrives in Seoul this May. Find the Danish side events and activities here.
On 10 May, the President of the Slovak Republic H.E. Zuzana Čaputová visited House of Green to learn more about Danish experiences and strategies within energy efficiency, retrofitting and green buildings. The President visited as part of a two-day trip to Denmark in connection with Copenhagen Democracy Summit.
By 2025, Denmark will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50-54 per cent. This is an important milestone in reaching the overarching goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 70 per cent in 2030 and reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. On Friday 7 May, the Danish Government announced a new ambitious climate goal. As part […]
The Danish Government has designated two Danish companies as official regulatory energy test zones: the clean energy industrial cluster “GreenLab” and Siemens Gamesa’s Brande Hydrogen project. The test zones seek to bring Denmark one step closer to solving one of the biggest challenges in the green energy transition: the integration of unprecedented amounts of renewable […]
With two new partnerships, the U.S. and Denmark amp up their green collaboration. During President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate Change, the two penned a new collaboration on science and innovation efforts. On 3 May, the City of Houston and Denmark further announced new partnerships on climate resiliency and water management.
Texas is one of the fastest growing states in the U.S. Over time, the increasing population will put a strain on residential and industrial water supply. Furthermore, Texas has experienced frequent periods of drought with extensive consequences for citizens across the state. Reusing the available water resources is thus crucial to sustain a sufficient water supply concurrent with the population growth rate as well as environmental challenges.
Bridge the knowledge gap and provide actionable insight The 2021 edition of the Sustainable Building Market Study maps the views of nearly 700 Nordic, UK and German-based stakeholders in the real estate industry and provides insight into how the sector perceives the challenges and opportunities related to sustainable buildings. In the previous surveys, we have […]
Danish CEOs are outperforming their global peers when it comes to climate, green investments and prioritising sustainability and the environment in corporate governance. They feel a greater environmental responsibility with readiness to invest in climate actions, according to PWC’s 24th Annual Global CEO Survey.
Last week, the World Economic Forum released their ‘Fostering Effective Energy Transition 2021 edition’. The new release marks the 10th anniversary of the Energy Transition Index. Heading the ranking, the Nordic region outperforms their peers with Sweden (1), Norway (2) and Denmark (3) taking on the top three positions. Denmark’s progress was mainly credited to […]
This morning, EnergyAgency.FUKUSHIMA and State of Green penned yet a collaboration agreement aiming to promote technical exchange on renewable energy between Japan and Denmark. The signing extends an initial MoU signed between the parties in May 2019. After the Great East Japan Earthquake and the nuclear power accident in 2011, Fukushima Prefecture placed a higher […]
Population increases, growing demand for food and climate change have created an immense challenge. How do we feed the world’s growing population and reduce C02 emissions at the same time? The answer lies in innovative solutions and new technologies. Three of them will be presented in this article.