Posts Tagged ‘Danish’

Danish wind energy sets new record in 2017

Copenhagen, Jan 12 – Wind power accounted for a record high of 43.4 per cent of the total electricity consumption in Denmark in 2017, according to official data released on Thursday. The new record surpasses the previous 2015 record of 42 per cent, keeping Denmark on track to reach its target of having 50 per […]

Former Danish PM says investment is key to developing renewable energy – video

Helle Thorning-Schmidt, appearing on the ABC’s Q&A, says every country needs to determine the right mix of energy sources for its requirements, but the important thing is investment, planning and political will. She says Denmark started investing in its renewables strategy 30 years ago and now makes more from the export of related technology than […]

British windfarms a boom for Danish firm

Dong, biggest single investor in UK offshore wind, says profits from its renewables overtaking oil and gas receipts Booming profits from British windfarms have more than made up for declining oil and gas revenues at Dong Energy, a state-owned Danish utility which says it is transforming itself from a high to low-carbon power producer. Dong, […]

Danish Ambassador highlights green growth alliance with Korea

In Denmark, renewable energy creates half of the country’s electricity. People drink water from the tap, swim in city harbors and ride bicycles everywhere. View full post on Wind Power News

As Germans Block Danish Wind, a New Feud Tests Crisis-Weary EU

Not quite. In a growing spat that is undermining the European Union’s 150 billion euro program to strengthen the bloc’s electricity links, leaders in Bavaria and other German regions are turning down Danish wind power. View full post on Wind Power News

Punjab govt signs wind power pact with Danish company

LAHORE: An agreement of cooperation was signed on Thursday between the Punjab government and an international company of Denmark regarding projects of wind technology. On behalf of Punjab government, Additional Secretary Energy Department Khalid Awais Raja signed the agreement, while Vice President of the Danish company VESTAS Gerard Carew signed on behalf of Denmark. View […]

Danish gov’t takes fresh hits from DONG sale to Goldman

Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, deserted by a key ally over plans to sell part of a state energy utility to Goldman Sachs, suffered further blows when its chairman resigned and a poll on Friday showed her weakened by the plan. View full post on Wind Power News

Danish Windturbine colapses in storm

A Danish Windturbine in trouble.. It suffers a brake failure, and colapses!