Denmark provides a space where companies from around the world can test all parts of a turbine, from small components to full-scale, almost market-ready turbines
Wind turbines rests on proven technology, but as with any technology there is a constant need to develop more efficient and reliable products – continuously driving down the cost of energy. Within research and development (R&D), Denmark is home to an extensive collaboration between legislators, knowledge institutions and the private sector. The proud tradition for collaboration across the value chain and the close geographical proximity of its actors have resulted in several world-class test centres located around the country as well as joined research projects and industry-wide standards. The test facilities provide a space where companies from around the world can test all parts of a turbine, from small components to full-scale, almost market-ready turbines.
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Today, offshore wind is non-existent in Vietnam but with a coastline extending more than 3,200 kilometres solely on the mainland, the potential for wind capacity is enormous. 160 gigawatts (GW), in fact, according to the Danish Energy Agency. A new roadmap shows that the country can have 10 GW in operation already by 2030.
The Danish parliament agreed upon a revised climate action plan that will increase CO2 reductions by 1.4 million tonnes. Nine out of ten Danish political parties supported the action plan, which will include a green tax reform
By 2030, the world will have its first two energy islands designed to produce 4 GW power – initially. One of them will be an artificial island in the North Sea named VindØ (“Wind Island”), which will be able to produce 10 GW power long-term. The finance for the island VindØ will come from the […]
Under the theme of ‘Our energy, our future’, Copenhagen is hosting the WindEurope Offshore 2019 congress, which sets the role of offshore wind energy in decarbonising Europe in the spotlight. Nine thousand guests and 450 exhibitors will visit the Danish capital this week as part of the event.
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.
The international North Sea Wind Power Hub consortium has completed the first evaluation phase of determining how large capacities required to generate energy from renewable sources in the North Sea region can be achieved at the lowest possible environmental impact and cost. The results reveal that a series of smaller energy islands are the most effective solution and can make a substantial impact on achieving the Paris Agreement and EU Climate goals.
For 10 days earlier this month, the Danish island of Bornholm was on its own in terms of electricity supply, as the submarine cable to Sweden’s power grid was disconnected. That was a very interesting situation for researchers, who are investigating the ability of electric vehicles to stabilise the power grid.
In this paper, you will meet the ten partners behind the Tours Network and find inspiration for site visits across energy efficiency, renewables, waste and resource management, clean air, water and climate adaptation.
If you are interested in visiting Denmark to explore these solutions and learn more about the concrete technologies, as well as connect with Danish stakeholders and share knowledge about green growth development, we encourage you to contact the Tours Network.
This white paper takes you through all the elements of the success story of wind energy in Denmark. From the starting point and what we now consider small-scale wind turbines to the projects and technologies that push the bar and the ambitions for wind energy as a source of renewable energy. We hope you will be inspired.
This policy toolkit is the first of three on Danish lessons learned in the area within wind energy. The three wind policy toolkits all focus on key aspects, challenges, and barriers with regard to increasing the share of wind energy. This first wind toolkit addresses the challenge of integrating increasing shares of fluctuating wind power […]
Sweco Architects has delivered an EIA of the National Test Center for wind turbines in Østerild (Northern Jutland). With a new National Test Center for wind turbines, Denmark will maintain their leading position in the field of developing new technology for wind turbines and promote the possibility for an increased production of sustainable energy. With a […]
National Test Centre for Wind turbinesIn February 2009, The Danish Government decided to build a new prototype wind turbine test centre near Østerild in Thy, Denmark. After four years of planning, designing and building, the Østerild National Test Centre was inaugurated in October 2012. Test Centre Østerild can test up to seven large wind turbines […]
This Sino-Danish project deals with research, development and demonstration of a full-scale microgrid. The work will be carried out by two highly rated Universities, Aalborg University (Denmark) and Tsinghua University (China), in cooperation with Kamstrup, leader of smartmeters and smargrid ready components in Denmark and the company Shanghai Solar Energy Science & Technology Co. Ltd, […]
PowerLabDK gives you access to a unique experimental platform with state-of-the-art laboratory facilities for technology development, testing, training and demonstration of technologies within electric power and energy. Full-scale and real-life experiments The facilities range from flexible fundamental research and test laboratories to large-scale experimental facilities and a complete full-scale power distribution system, which will be a […]
In Thisted Municipality we have two national Test Centers and development is also taking place within biogas and solar energy. Large Wind Turbines In 2012 the National Test Center for Large Wind Turbines, Oesterild, was opened. It has a capacity of 7 test benches for wind turbines with a height up to 250m. For more […]
The Danish government is working towards making the Danish economy less dependent on fossil fuels. Many other countries have the same goal, which means that the global market for renewable energy, energy-efficiency and climate-technologies will grow substantially in many years to come. Moreover, the green-energy market will become increasingly competitative and a global scale Therefore […]
In order to ensure the country’s energy security, Denmark must be independent of fossil fuels. It is the long-term goal of the Danish Wind Industry Association. The vision for Denmark to be fossil free opens up several new possibilities. Apart from the immensely important act of responding to climatic changes due to our greenhouse gas emission, the promotion […]
The Danish Wind Industry Association (DWIA) serves the interests of the approx. 250 members and provides a lucrative framework in which the actors in the wind industry can realize the potential of knowledge sharing, cooperation and exchange experiences with stakeholders both inside and outside the industry. DWIA also promotes the interests of our members on the political scene, both nationally […]
Research in wind turbine aerodynamics and wind turbulence with emphasis on their interaction Funded by the former Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation (now Innovation Fund Denmark) The Centre conducts basic research in wind turbine aerodynamics and wind turbulence with emphasis on their interaction. The aim is to develop reliable and verified simulation tools for design […]
How can the Danish power system be developed to handle 50 % wind power and other renewable energy in the future? Energinet.dk has presented this, among other challenging problems, to Danish experts and foreign consultants in the EcoGrid.dk project. Phase 1 of the project has been completed and the conclusion is clear: The challenges demand a reassessment […]
As transmission system operator, Energinet.dk must ensure that R&D is conducted for the benefit of Danish society and the electricity sector. Energinet.dk finances its R&D activities on the basis of the electricity and natural gas transmission tariffs, and conducts a number of R&D activities. However, R&D is generally carried out by external collaboration partners. ForskEL […]