There are a total of 450 district heating plants across the country. 1,615,000 households are connected to district heating, which corresponds to 63 percent of all households in Denmark. That figure is growing – 16,500 new households were connected in 2012.
52 percent of district heating is green according to the Danish Energy Agency´s Energy Statistics for 2011. 2011 saw a turnover of district heating companies of around 24 billion DKK.
405,000 households have individual natural gas boilers, while 310,000 households have oil burners. Many will convert to district heating.
The Danish district heating sector