Top 5 partner news: August to December

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By State of Green, December 18, 2019

The following five partner news were the most read at from the end of August to mid December 2019. This is your chance to catch up on news items you may have missed that were popular with our readers.

Sonderborg reduced CO2 by nearly 40 per cent despite increased energy consumption

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, the energy consumption in 2018 has increased by 1.7 percentage points. The reduction in 2018 is primarily due to the phase-out of oil heating in private households and a decline in CO2 from imported electricity. Read more here.

Blue World technologies has taken the first step in realising the world’s largest methanol fuel cell factory

On September 17, 2019, the ground was broken for the construction of the world’s largest methanol fuel cell factory at the Port of Aalborg. The factory covers 5,285 m2 and will have a yearly production capacity of 750 MW, equivalent to 50,000 fuel cell units. The groundbreaking was an important milestone in realising the vision of Blue World Technologies: to be the leading supplier of methanol fuel cells and eventually to retire the combustion engine. Read more here.

Ørsted CEO urges world leaders to replace fossil-based energy with green energy

At the New York UN Climate Action Summit, CEO and President of Ørsted, Henrik Poulsen, spoke to heads of state and government in the General Assembly Hall in September. He urged the world leaders to fast-track the build-out of renewable energy, and accelerate coal phase-out. Read more here.

Better Energy and HOFOR join forces to green Copenhagen with solar energy

HOFOR (Greater Copenhagen Utility) has invested in a large solar plant built by the Danish company, Better Energy. The arrangement between Better Energy and HOFOR will help Copenhagen meet its target of becoming CO2 neutral by 2025. Read more here.

ELDAN TSCC tyre shredder was launched to the public

ELDAN Recycling has launched their new Twin Shaft Clean-Cut Shredder for production of clean-cut tyre chips from car or truck tyres. The Danish manufacturer of recycling equipment is a world leader within profitable recycling equipment in the industry. Read more here.

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