Tag: Denmark


The government of Denmark has approved an application for a new grid interconnection with Germany, according to recent reports. To be more specific, the Danish Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Lars Christian Lilleholt, approved Energinet.dk’s application to invest into Read more…


Denmark is held up as one of the great success stories when it comes to wind power – and it is. Half of Denmark’s electricity consumption will be generated by wind power in just seven years time. But Denmark has Read more…


This is definitely music to our ears. Denmark has announced it wants to be 100 per cent powered with alternative energy by 2050. According to a BBC report, the idea is supported by Lykke Friis, from the Danish Liberal Party, Read more…


The Danish government has approved a series of goals to significantly reduce its carbon emissions and increase its use of green energy by 2020, an “ambitious green transition” officials say will affect all levels of society. The agreement, which was Read more…


According to a new global index, Denmark offers the best conditions for green technology innovation and entrepreneurship, with a strong record of support for technology startups that have achieved widespread market adoption, particularly in the area of wind energy.


If all Europeans bicycled as much as the people of Denmark, the European Union could achieve up to one-quarter of its target for carbon emissions reductions in the transportation sector by 2050, a new report says. According to the European Read more…


Two weeks ago, the citizens of Denmark elected Helle Thorning-Schmidt as the country’s first female prime minister. And in the period since, negotiators from the three parties working to form a new coalition government have hinted at the kinds of Read more…


For the past 40 years, Denmark has been synonymous with world-class green high-tech solutions. It began with wind technology as a solution to the 1970s oil crisis, but since then the Danish cleantech sector has evolved and now offers technologies Read more…


Biofuels have been dismissed by environmentalists as an unsustainable alternative to fossil fuels. But some hope that second-generation biofuels could offer a better solution to the dirty oil crisis. Second generation biofuel, or cellulosic biofuel, is made of non-food feedstocks Read more…


The European Union will exceed its target of meeting 20 percent of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2020, according to a new report. Twenty-five of the 27 EU nations will meet or exceed their national targets, according to Read more…


Denmark, like, Germany, her neighbor to the south, is a country that takes renewable energy seriously. The wind energy industry alone in Denmark is booming with companies like Vestas and Siemens Wind Power both having production facilities and bases of Read more…


Just over a week ago, Denmark became the first European country to make available to drivers second generation biofuel, fuel made of agricultural residues that do not compete with food crops. The fuel, called Bio95, is now on offer at Read more…


In the United States, even the most basic programs for encouraging renewable energy and sustainable business have a hard time making it through Congress. On the other side of the Atlantic, however, western European countries are lining up to demonstrate Read more…


Twelve years ago in Kyoto, the world was poised to act on a climate treaty but looked for a clear signal from the United States. Now, with the Copenhagen talks set to begin, the outcome once again hinges on what Read more…

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