With a 41 per cent share of the total electricity consumption in 2018, alongside increased prices, wind power has established itself as the most important energy source in the Danish power supply.Read more
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Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen will travel to India on Friday 18 to lead a Danish business delegation that will participate in the trade and investment fair Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019. This visit marks an important step towards strengthening the political and commercial ties between Denmark and India, which have improved markedly over recent years.
A new Danish agreement backed by a broad group of political parties will improve the protection of the exceptionally clean Danish groundwater. With the new agreement, Denmark takes an important step towards implementing the world’s best protection of clean drinking water.
The latest numbers from the EU’s research and innovation framework programme “Horizon 2020” place Denmark at the top of the energy category. Denmark’s strong position as a green research frontrunner that is pioneering sustainable and energy-friendly solutions is clearly shown in the data on allocated Horizon 2020 funding.
Pension funds in Nordic countries stand out as being the most willing asset owners in Europe to disclose information on the extent to which their investments are in line with official targets on climate, according to a recent survey from the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).
The sun did not only provide an extended and warm summer in 2018 – it also contributed to a record high share of the total electricity consumption in Denmark. Altogether, power generation from solar cells supplied the electricity grid with 2.8 per cent of the total Danish power supply in 2018.
The big European economies showed record high production of green electricity in 2018. For the first time in Germany, renewable energy sources produced more power than the country’s coal power plants, while power plants’ share of electricity production in the UK fell to the lowest level since 1994.
The Danish-Indonesian island cooperation shows that it will benefit Lombok to integrate up to 60 per cent of renewable energy in the island’s energy system by 2030. Additionally, the island’s current regulation makes it attractive for investments within wind and solar energy as well as biomass and waste incineration.
The green transition in Europe must accelerate. Therefore, Denmark is sending a clear signal to COP24 together with eight other EU countries. Let the polluter pay to emit CO2 so that the green solutions can gain ground.