Equinor buys Danish energy trading company for €400m

It supports the firm’s move from being an upstream oil and gas company towards becoming a “broad energy company”

Ørsted plans to divest Danish power business

In a bid to become a global clean energy supplier, Ørsted shifts its focus on renewable energy

Facebook ‘friends’ Vattenfall for renewable energy

It is buying 100% of the electricity from three Norwegian wind projects to power its data centres in Denmark and Sweden

EIB signs €100m loan for green buildings in Copenhagen

Property developer Fastighets AB Balder says they will significantly exceed the nation’s nearly-zero-energy-building (NZEB) standards

Siemens wins Danish charging points order for electric buses

It will provide up to 40 high power charging (HPC) stations across 45 municipalities

EU investigates German grid operator TenneT’s cross-border capacity limit

The European Commission and TenneT are engaged in “constructive discussions on commitments” to address concerns on transmission capacity limitation

Greener public transport for Copenhagen

The new light rail system will replace bus service and strengthen green transportation in Copenhagen

Denmark ‘on track to be fossil fuel free by 2050’

Denmark is on track to meet its ambitious goal of becoming a low carbon economy, independent of fossil fuels, by 2050. That’s according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), which suggests the nation is also powering towards its 2030 target to generate at least half of the country’s total energy consumption through renewables. The IEA […]

Wood-fired biomass investment raises green questions

A group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have questioned a Danish pension fund’s green credentials after it invested in a biomass power station in the UK. The various groups, which include Biofuelwatch, Dogwood Alliance and NOAH Friends of the Earth Denmark, suggest Pensionskassernes Administration’s (PKA) acquisition of 50% of the shares in the new MGT Teesside power […]

Denmark ‘to assist China on offshore wind farm’

China has reportedly called on Denmark to help it build an offshore wind farm. Reports suggest Denmark’s Energy Minister, Lars Christian Lilleholt, met the head of China’s National Energy Administration (NEA), Nur Bekri, to discuss the plans earlier this week. Mr Lilleholt said he was convinced the proposed project would be built but admitted details […]