Denmark's district heating supply now holds a proportion of solar energy exceeding 1 GW, according to a first-half status report on 2019 by a consultancy firm.Read more
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Sonderborg municipality’s total CO2 emissions have been reduced by a further 2.7 percentage points in 2018, and overall CO2 emissions have fallen by 38.3 per cent since 2007. Meanwhile, energy consumption in 2018 increased by 1.7 percentage points.
Ugly solar energy systems on roofs are to be a thing of the past. New Danish research project aims to find out how to integrate tomorrow’s solar cells in the roof or façade of the buildings so that they are not visible – and how to have solar cells in all colours and patterns.
For many years, the Danish electricity system has been connected to Norway, Sweden and Germany. As of midnight Sunday, the Netherlands can also be added to the list. Power from Danish wind turbines and solar cells can be now supply Dutch consumers directly via the so-called Cobra cable.
State of Green will be present and highly active at the New York Climate Week, cooperating with international and Danish partners on attractive platforms for political and corporate stakeholders to discuss and promote their climate commitments.
Municipally owned property developers in Denmark now have the possibility to participate in courses on sustainable building practices. The aim is to entrench sustainable building practices, processes and methods in the municipalities, thereby minimising environmental impact and costs.
With the establishment of a giant test centre, it will be possible to carry out tests of nacelles for future offshore wind turbines with an output of up to 20 MW, which is double the effect of the largest offshore wind turbines today.
Countries and cities around the world are facing a massive green transition. Smart City technology can help solve many of the challenges when turning cities greener and more efficient. A new analysis highlights the potential in the Danish Smart City sector.
Denmark’s newest offshore wind farm, Horns Rev 3, will produce enough renewable energy to cover the electricity consumption of 425,000 households. The inauguration of the country’s largest offshore wind farm to date will help fulfil Denmark’s objective of becoming carbon neutral by 2050.
Around 40 per cent of the world population is affected by water shortages, requiring novel approaches in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. A Danish laundry facility in Holbæk recently reached a breakthrough on the way to becoming the first “drinking waterless” laundry system.
Sustainability and climate change were the main issues discussed when the Nordic prime ministers met in Reykjavík on 20 August. Their new vision for the Nordic Council of Ministers articulates clearly that they want Nordic co-operation to be a more effective instrument in efforts to make the Nordic Region the most sustainable and integrated region in the world by 2030. The other agenda items were also addressed in the light of the climate situation.
A 30-fold increase in solar power ahead of 2050, competitive hydrogen and electric semi-trucks by 2025 will not only enable a limitation on temperature increases of 2 degrees but make it profitable to keep them below 1.5 degrees, Statkraft writes in a new analysis.