Deutschland megatrends: the three Ds of modern power

As mankind enters a period of change akin to the last industrial revolution, Rudy Koenig, Principal at QENIQ Advisory and POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe Advisory Board member, discusses three trends – digitalisation, decarbonisation and decentralisation:

Peter Terium, CEO of Innogy, called attention to these mega-trends last year. […]

March 8th, 2017|

Värtaverket nominated for two MIPIM Awards

Värtaverket is among the finalists in no less than two categories at this year’s MIPIM Awards in Cannes. The Swedish biomass-fuelled CHP plant was a collaborative project, designed by Gottlieb Paludan Architects and the Swedish architectural company Urban Design.

The newly built CHP plant in Stockholm is nominated in the […]

March 7th, 2017|

Austria: new medium-temperature collectors show remarkable yield in district heating use

During the last seven years, a group of scientists has monitored selected large solar thermal installations in Austria on behalf of the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund. The gathered data confirms that these plants have been reliable and produce satisfactory yields. Particularly the new generation of large-scale medium-temperature collectors […]

March 6th, 2017|

Recent Ramboll seminar focused on how to successfully export Danish cleantech know-how to the US

Tremendous potential for Danish cleantech companies in the US

The market for cleantech solutions in the US is growing rapidly, providing significant opportunities for Danish companies with expertise in cutting-edge environmental technologies, products and services. But there are definite challenges involved in exporting this know-how to the US.

These challenges and […]

March 6th, 2017|

Bornholm combines biomass, wind and solar

Island energy: Bornholm will be CO2-neutral in 2025 – without additional onshore wind. Bornholms’ Energy & Supply is analysing alternatives on its own simulation tool and the first calculations show that there is room for more solar cells in the grid than expected.
“We must have more learning and knowledge […]

March 6th, 2017|

EU ETS: Council deal paves way for negotiations with Parliament

EU environment ministers today reached an agreement in support of the revision of the ETS Directive for the period after 2020.

Today’s agreement comes after almost two years of discussions in the Council, led since the start of this year by the Maltese presidency, and serves as the basis for […]

March 3rd, 2017|

Major investment required in Bucharest heat network modernisation

Bucharest electricity and heat producer ELCEN says Romania’s capital city will require a EUR1bn investment in order to modernise its operations.

ELCEN added that the modernization of the entire district heating system managed by public heat distribution corporation RADET requires EUR800m.

RADET Bucharest special administrator Sorin Chirita told the forum “The […]

March 3rd, 2017|

COWI delivers considerable top-line and bottom-line growth

​In 2016, ​COWI has delivered considerable growth in turnover, operating profit and cash flow. Large projects in the order book, further strengthening of presence in core markets as well as the prospect of continued infrastructure investments in Scandinavia and in export markets foster positive expectations for the next year.

COWI’s […]

March 2nd, 2017|

Danfoss’ annual report 2016: growth and massive investments in digitalization continue

Net sales increased 6%, paving the way for further innovation.
2016 proved yet another good year for Danfoss with top-line growth, healthy profitability, and significant investments in digitalization. At the same time, with the EU’s Winter Package, among other things, energy efficiency climbed the global climate change agenda, and this […]

March 2nd, 2017|

New technology to boost decentralized energy

 
A new drying technique developed in Finland is likely to benefit combined heat and power and heat network technologies.
An artificial dryer deployed at the Natural Resources Institute Finland is being used to dry wood chips in a way that makes them more effective for bioenergy use.

The dryer, in the […]

March 1st, 2017|
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