Renewable energy sources are replacing coal in the Danish energy mix

Denmark’s consumption of coal fell by 25 percent in 2017. At the same time, the consumption of renewable energy increased by just over 11 percent. Overall, this led to a large drop in energy-related CO2 emissions. These are some of the conclusions found in the Danish Energy Agency’s annual energy statistics.   In 2017, Danish […]

Full decarbonisation of heating and cooling is cost-effective with existing technologies, says EU research

Heat Roadmap Europe (HRE4), an EU-funded research initiative, proves that the heating and cooling sector can be fully decarbonised based on technologies and approaches which already exist, are market-ready and have successfully been implemented in Europe. The project developed energy scenarios for 2050, also known as “Heat Roadmaps” for the 14 largest EU countries that […]

Geothermal energy could help meet 30% of DH demand in Turkey – Danish companies interested in the market

Turkey could fuel up to 30% of its district heating demand with geothermal energy and save up to 20% of its gas imports, so the Consul General of Denmark to Turkey. According to Danish Consul General Anette Snedgaard Galskjot, Turkey could cut its gas imports by 20% and meet up to 30% of its heating demand […]

COWI has agreed to acquire Arkitema Architects

COWI has entered into an agreement to acquire Denmark’s biggest architectural practice for a three-digit million DKK amount.  The aim is to develop even better, more aesthetic and integrated solutions within urban development, liveability, climate and sustainability. “1 plus 1 makes 3,” says COWI’s CEO Lars-Peter Søbye: “Both COWI and Arkitema have leading positions in […]

Rapid, simple and cost-efficient district heating network planning

The future of energy planning in cities and towns will greatly influence where our energy comes from and will be decisive for whether citizens can be provided with the more reliable, affordable and greener source of energy that the future requires. Read more about this subject in this Thermos Project article published in Hot Cool