Danish minister on export drive in Germany

On the 21st of March, the Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate, Lars Chr. Lilleholt participated in an event for export drive in Berlin to support and expand the Danish-German energy cooperation. The focus was on district heating and energy efficiency.
In general, Germany is Denmark’s largest export market – […]

New Danish export strategy for energy technology

The export strategy was launched by the Danish Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Chr. Lilleholt in attendance of representatives from the public sector and business community. It enables Denmark to stay at the forefront of the green transition and boost exports of Danish energy technology to countries […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Political|

COWI acquires Stockholm-based company

​​COWI acquires on 28 April 2017 Stockholm-based Projektbyrån, which specialises in project management services. The acquisition is part of COWI’s strategic focus on strengthening its position in Stockholm and driving further growth in Sweden and in COWI’s other core markets.

The acquisition strengthens COWI’s competencies in management of large, complex […]

By |March 27th, 2017|DBDH members|

New report: District Cooling in the People’s Republic of China: Status and Development Potential

District cooling can significantly improve the efficiency of energy use, as well as indoor climate with energy from different sources including renewables.

This report defines the concept of district cooling and summarizes its benefits and challenges then presents technologies used in the process—including stand-alone as well as integrated or cogeneration […]

Ramboll projects among the most efficient district energy systems in the EU

EU has identified energy efficiency as a key element for fostering European competitiveness, and for ensuring a secure energy supply and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

Two Ramboll projects, Integrated District Heating and Cooling in Greater Copenhagen and Solar District Heating with Seasonal Heat Storage Pit in Gram, are […]

Encroacher bushes to be transformed into energy in Namibia

​​A large biomass power plant project in Namibia aims to reduce the use of fossil fuels, restore the savanna and boost the local economy. COWI is consultant on the project, which is funded by the European Investment Bank and EU Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund.
In the northern part of Namibia, areas […]

CEO Niels B. Christiansen leaves Danfoss – COO Kim Fausing will become new CEO

Niels B. Christiansen has decided to leave Danfoss after nine years as CEO. COO, Kim Fausing is appointed new CEO of Danfoss as of July 1st and will continue the Danfoss strategy focusing on growth and digitalization.
After nine years as the CEO of Danfoss, with impressive financial results, a […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|DBDH members|

Fuel cell CHP plant to supply Seoul District Heating

A 20 MW fuel cell combined heat and power (CHP) plant has been inaugurated in Seoul, South Korea.

The Noeul Green Energy Co plant was constructed by South Korea’s Posco Energy and features technology from US-based FuelCell Energy.

The plant is owned by South Korea’s largest utility, Korea Hydro & Nuclear […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|CHP|

Eleven Member States already achieved their 2020 targets – Denmark amongst them

Share of renewables in energy consumption in the EU still on the rise to almost 17% in 2015

In 2015, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy reached 16.7% in the European Union (EU), nearly double 2004 (8.5%), the first year for which the […]

District heating making a comeback in pollution-struck Skopje

With household heating deemed responsible for one third of the town’s air pollution according to a recent study, Macedonia’s capital Skopje is facing great challenges in finding new energy solutions that would reduce pollutant emissions. Among the 50 plus proposed measures by the city administration to clean up the […]

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