Energy 2020 is Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality’s strategy of becoming self sufficient in renewable energy by the year 2020. This means that production of renewable energy will match consumption by citizens and businesses within the municipality. This exciting project will cover workplaces, accommodation and transport.
Our objectives are achieved through dialogue and co-operation. The goal is for businesses, citizens, associations and institutions to carry out their own projects, great and small, using renewable energy and make energy savings.
This will encourage local businesses to develop and test new technologies and in this way create green growth within the municipality.
Do something about the energy resources As the world’s population grows and emerging economies expands rapidly, global demand and competition for energy are set to intensify in the decades to come. This will probably drive up prices of the world’s finite oil and other fossil fuel resources. Our energy resources are concentrated largely in a […]
Energy2020 comprises the interaction of the following main activities: Energy Accounts: An account has been created for all consumed energy in the whole of the geographical area of the municipality. Ringkøbing-Skjern is Denmark’s largest municipality geographically, and here the total energy consumption is 10.6 PJ. An equal amount of renewable energy must be produced locally. […]