Creating mutually beneficial resource streams from waste products and surplus energy
In an industrial symbiosis, organisations create mutually beneficial resource streams from waste products and surplus energy, which can lead to competitive advantages and reduced costs. Furthermore, by utilising what is otherwise considered as waste, companies can reduce their consumption of virgin raw materials as well as their carbon footprint. Denmark is home to the world-leading Kalundborg Industrial Symbiosis, a municipality-driven partnership that has been around for more than four decades and includes several private companies as well as the municipal wastewater treatment plant.
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Challenge In a historic decision, the Danish government has designated GreenLab as an official regulatory energy test zone. The test zone permit gives GreenLab dispensation from electricity regulations and brings Denmark one step closer to solving one of the biggest challenges in the green energy transition: The integration of unprecedented amounts of renewable energy into […]
Billund BioRefinery (BBR) is a resource recovery plant that integrates urban waste management and wastewater treatment with circular economy. We produce energy, clean water and nutrient rich natural fertilizer, all whilst effectively cleaning all the influent waste streams and protecting the environment.
With a PPA, Chr. Hansen and Better Energy take responsibility for adding entirely new renewable energy to the Danish electricity system. Energi Danmark’s role will be to balance both the consumer and the producer as well as manage price risks and ensure Chr. Hansen’s desire to create a green balance with their consumption.
The next application round for P4G funding to partnerships with a sustainable business model is open. Funding of between USD 100,000 to USD 1,000,000 is available to either partnerships with a start-up or a scale-up concept.
On the June 4, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with State of Green will host an information meeting on Danida Market Development Partnerships (DMDP) – a programme where partnerships can apply for DKK 100 million available for 10-12 partnerships in 2019.
On March 11-12, a delegation from China Association of Circular Economy (CACE) visited Denmark to explore Danish policies, experiences and solutions within circular economy and waste treatment. This two-day visiting started at State of Green’s newly modernised showroom House of Green, followed by site visits at AffaldPlus and Kalundborg Forsyning.