Denmark’s renewable cumulative capacity is expected to reach 16.1GW by 2025.
Research from GlobalDdata stated that’s an annual growth of 1.7% from 2014 when the installed capacity was 13.5GW.
The country is expected to produce 75% of its electricity from renewables, the report added.
Wind energy is the major resource for the nation and is forecast to account for 44.8% of the total power generation by 2020.
Offshore wind is expected to increase more than onshore and will account for 18% of generation in the same period.
Chiradeep Chatterjee, GlobalData’s Senior Analyst, said the country’s reliance on wind means it must ensure adequate backup: “Without backup in the form of interconnections with the Nordic power pool, Denmark could face widespread blackouts. For this reason, large-scale interconnectivity to neighboring countries, such as Germany and Norway, will have to be established.”